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Table 1 Study population characteristics (n = 81)

From: Perspectives on rapid fentanyl test strips as a harm reduction practice among young adults who use drugs: a qualitative study

Characteristic N (%)
Age
 Mean (SD) 26. 5 (4.7)
Sex
 Male 45 (55.5)
 Female 33 (40.7)
 Non-binary 3 (3.7)
Race
 White 45 (55.5)
 Black 12 (14.8)
 Other/mixed race 24 (29.6)
Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic 62 (76.5)
 Hispanic 19 (23.5)
Educational attainment
 Less than 12th grade 8 (9.9)
 High school diploma or higher 73 (90.1)
History of homelessness
 Yes 48 (59.3)
 No 33 (40.7)
Drug used in the 30 days preceding studya
 Prescription pills purchased on the street 50 (61.7)
 Heroin 34 (42.0)
 Cocaine 60 (74.1)
 Injection drug use (any drug) 35 (43.2)
Ever experienced an overdose
 Yes 52 (64.2)
 No 29 (35.8)
Ever experienced an overdose from a drug suspected to contain fentanyl
 Yes 15 (18.5)
 No 66 (81.5)
  1. aThese categories are not mutually exclusive