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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Having a voice and saving lives: a qualitative survey on employment impacts of people with lived experience of drug use working in harm reduction

Characteristic Count (n = 50) %
Mean age 25.5  
Gender
 Men 23 46
 Women 24 48
 Non-binary or gender diverse 2 4
 Two-spirit 1 2
Ethnicity/race
 White 21 42
 Indigenous 14 28
 African, Caribbean, Black 3 6
 East or South Asian 2 4
 Other 2 4
 No entry 8 16
Node (geographic area)
 British Columbia (Abbotsford, Nanaimo, Nelson, Surrey, Vancouver, Victoria) 27 54
 Prairies (Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg) 13 26
 Ontario (Ottawa, Toronto) 4 8
 Quebec/Atlantic (Montreal, Halifax, St. John’s) 6 12
Hours of work
 Part-time or less 20 40
 Full-time or more 21 42
 Varied greatly 8 16
 No entry 1 2
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