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Table 2 Acceptability of a SIF service among participants who reported willingness to use a SIF (n = 34)

From: Willingness to use a supervised injection facility among young adults who use prescription opioids non-medically: a cross-sectional study

  n (%)
How often would you use a SIF?
 Once or a couple of times 8 (23.5)
 About once a month 3 (8.8)
 At least every week 9 (26.5)
 Every day 13 (38.2)
 Don’t know 1 (2.9)
Longest time willing to travel to a SIF
 1–10 min 6 (17.7)
 11–20 min 12 (35.3)
 21–30 min 8 (23.5)
 More than 30 min 6 (17.7)
 Don’t know 2 (5.9)
When would you be most likely to use a SIF?a
 Mornings, like 8 a.m.–12 p.m. 21 (61.8)
 Afternoons, like 12 p.m.–4 p.m. 12 (35.3)
 Evenings, like 4 p.m.–8 p.m. 10 (29.4)
 Late evenings, like 8 p.m.–12 midnight 7 (20.6)
Why have you or your friends needed help injecting?b
 New user 13 (46.4)
 Don’t know how 15 (53.6)
 Bad veins/no veins 18 (64.3)
 Hate needles/afraid 6 (21.4)
 Too high/dopesick 9 (32.1)
 Shaky hands 7 (25.0)
 Other 3 (10.7)
Do you think that your friends (or other people you know) would use this service?
 Yes 31 (91.2)
 No 2 (5.9)
 Don’t know 1 (2.9)
  1. aColumn adds to >34 because this question was “check all that apply”
  2. bAmong the 28 participants who had ever injected drugs. Column adds to >28 because this question was “check all that apply”