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Table 5 Correlation between sociodemographics and lifetime PO injection among young adult PWID (n = 347)

From: Prescription opioid injection among young people who inject drugs in New York City: a mixed-methods description and associations with hepatitis C virus infection and overdose

 Never injected POsEver injected POsUnadjusted OR (95% CI)OR p valueAOR (95% CI)AOR p value
N (%)139 (40)208 (60)
Gender
 Male89 (64)138 (68)RefRef  
 Female50 (36)66 (32)0.85 (0.54–1.34)0.49
Race/ethnicity
 Latino/a27 (19)37 (18)RefRef  
 White97 (70)159 (77)1.20 (0.69–2.09)0.53
 Non-Latino and non-White15 (11)10 (5)0.49 (0.19–1.25)0.13
Household income growing up (annual)
 $0–50 k62 (48)63 (34)RefRefRefRef
 $51–100 k43 (33)69 (37)1.58 (0.94–2.65)0.081.89 (1.10–3.26)0.02
 > $100 k25 (19)55 (29)2.17 (1.20–3.90)0.012.74 (1.45–5.06)< 0.01
Homeless (lifetime)
 No56 (40)47 (23)RefRefRefRef
 Yes83 (60)160 (77)2.30 (1.44–3.67)< 0.012.85 (1.71–4.74)< 0.01
  1. Sample total is 347 instead of 353 because 6 participants did not respond to the questions regarding PO injection