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Table 1 Sample characteristics and odds ratios for the relationship between each characteristic and timing of service utilization

From: Is expected substance type associated with timing of drug checking service utilization?: A cross-sectional study

Characteristic Total n = 3561, N (%) Timing of drug checking service utilization Odds ratio (95% CI)
Pre-consumption, n = 2222, N (%) Post-consumption, n = 1339, N (%)
Expected sample type
 Opioid 2870 (100.00) 1744 (60.77) 1126 (39.23)
 Stimulant 691 (100.00) 478 (69.18) 213 (30.82) 1.45 (1.21–1.73)
Drug checking service location
 DTES 2999 (100.00) 1927 (64.25) 1072 (35.75) 1.33 (1.09–1.63)a
 Elsewhere in BC 562 (100.00) 295 (52.49) 267 (47.51) 2.33 (1.51–3.56)a
  1. CI confidence interval, DTES downtown eastside
  2. aMantel–Haenszel method