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Table 3 Trend of Injecting drugs

From: Risk behaviours among HIV positive injecting drug users in Myanmar: a case control study

Variable   HIV   Chi squared p value Odds ratio 95% CI
  Yes No     
Method of Drug intake # Injection 78 (74.3%) 139 (46.6%)     
Inhalation 15 (14.3%) 31 (10.4%)     
Sniffing 4 (3.8%) 6 (2.0%)     
Oral 8 (7.6%) 22 (7.4%)     
Other 0 (0%) 100 (33.6%)     
Age first IV <=21 23 (29.5%) 65 (46.8%) 6.189 0.02   
=>22 55 (70.5%) 74 (53.2%)     
IV location # Arm 41 (34.8%) 53 (31.55%)     
Forearm 45 (38.1%) 96 (57.1%)     
Finger 1 (0.9%) 1 (0.6%)     
Thigh 8 (6.8%) 1 (0.6%)     
Calf 5 (4.2%) 1 (0.6%)     
Hand 15 (12.7%) 15 (8.9%)     
Other 3 (2.5%) 1 (0.6%)     
Type of syringe first use Used 44 (56.4%) 28 (20.1%) 26.64 0.00 5.13 2.79;9.44
Disposable 34 (43.6%) 111 (79.9%)     
Type of syringe used now Used 5 (6.4%) 3 (2.2%)     
Disposable 73 (93.6%) 136 (97.8%)     
Sharing Syringe at first injection Yes 47 (60.3%) 35 (25.2%) 26.15 0.00 4.50 2.49;8.16
No 31 (39.7%) 104 (74.8%)     
Sharing syringe now Yes 5 (6.4%) 7 (5.0%)     
No 73 (93.6%) 132 (95%)     
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