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Table 3 Univariate generalized linear model of harm reducing behavior among people who smoke illicit drugs

From: Social network support and harm reduction activities in a peer researcher-led pilot study, British Columbia, Canada

Harm reducing behavior Correlate OR (± 95% CI) SE Pr > ChiSq
Using brass to smoke crack Informational support 0.96 (0.87, 1.05) 0.04 0.33
Tangible support 0.99 (0.93, 1.05) 0.03 0.65
Emotional support 1.00 (0.91, 1.10) 0.05 0.96
Network size 1.00 (0.98, 1.02) 0.01 0.87
Acquiring pipes at outreach organizations Informational support 0.97 (0.84-1.10) 0.06 0.54
Tangible support 1.07 (0.93-1.22) 0.07 0.33
Emotional support 0.87 (0.72-1.04) 0.08 0.13
Network size 1.00 (0.99, 1.02) 0.01 0.62
Assisted overdosed peers Informational support 1.10 (0.99, 1.21) 0.06 0.06
Tangible support 1.14 (1.04, 1.25) 0.05 0.04*
Emotional support 1.11 (0.94, 1.28) 0.08 0.17
Network size 1.00 (0.98, 1.02) 0.01 0.90
Trained in CPR Informational support 1.01 (0.90, 1.13) 0.06 0.91
Tangible support 1.07 (0.94, 1.21) 0.07 0.31
Emotional support 1.02 (0.88, 1.17) 0.07 0.82
Network size 1.03 (0.99, 1.06) 0.02 0.12
Being trained in and/or carrying naloxone Informational support 1.13 (1.01, 1.27) 0.06 0.03*
Tangible support 1.10 (1.02, 1.19) 0.04 0.01*
Emotional support 1.00 (0.89, 1.12) 0.06 0.93
Network size 1.00 (0.98, 1.02) 0.01 0.79
  1. *Statistical difference p < 0.05