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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Needle acquisition patterns, network risk and social capital among rural PWID in Puerto Rico

Variables Percent/mean Standard dev Min Max
Syringe Sources, past year:
 From exchange 56.33%   0 1
 From pharmacy 32.24%   0 1
 From friends/family 32.65%   0 1
 From seller (paid) 54.29%   0 1
 From seller (free) 13.06%   0 1
 From the street 4.05%   0 1
Total number of co-injection partners, past year (binned at 15+) 0.857 2.006 0 15
Married/living with partner 23.67%   0 1
Annual income of $5000+ 21.22%   0 1
Male 89.39%   0 1
Current age (binned at 70+) 41.873 10.162 18 70
Age at first injection 22.082 8.331 11 58
Homeless, past year 38.54%   0 1
Injection frequency 3.184 0.822 1 4
 1–3 times a month (1) 5.71%    
 1–6 times a week (2) 8.98%    
 1–3 times a day (3) 46.53%    
 4+ times a day (4) 38.78%    
HCV status
 Positive 52.24%   0 1
 Negative 26.53%   0 1
 Unknown 21.22%   0 1
HIV status
 Positive 4.08%   0 1
 Negative 83.27%   0 1
 Unknown 12.65%   0 1