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Table 2 Sources of income by IDUs and Non-IDUs (Multiple responses N = 399)

From: Changes in time-use and drug use by young adults in poor neighbourhoods of Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, after the political transitions of 2001-2002: Results of a survey

  IDUs Non-IDUs Total
Frequency of Sources of Income Count of response
(N = 89)
Pct of Cases
(N = 68)
Count of response
(N = 310)
Pct of Cases
(N = 234)
Count of responses
(N = 399)
Pct of Cases
(N = 302)
Temporary jobs 46 67.6% 115 49% 161 53.3%
Social plans for unemployed heads of the household 17 25% 67 28.6% 84 28%
Fixed or stable work 7 10.3% 48 20.5% 55 18%
Supported by their parents 10 14.7% 73 31% 83 27.5%
Illegal activities: theft, drug sales, sex work 9 13% 7 3% 16 5.5%
  1. Note: The frequency and percentages that indicate the sources of income were obtained from a table of multiple responses