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Table 4 Drug, sex and overall risk across total group for selected characteristics

From: Hidden populations: risk behaviours in drug-using populations in the Republic of Georgia through subsequent peer-driven interventions

Characteristic Overall
Groups Overall drug index p value Overall sex index p value Overall risk index p value
Age  < 25 .49 [.48–.50] .89 .71 [.70–.71] .00 .59 [.58–.59] .00
   > 26 .49 [.48–.49]   .66 [.66–.67]   .57 [.56–.57]  
Sex Female .50 [.48–.52] .23 .65 [.64–.67] .01 .57 [.56–.58] .72
  Male .49 [.48–.49]   .67 [.67–.68]   .57 [.57–.57]  
Overdose in the past 30 days Yes .53 [.51–.55] .00 .70 [.68–.72] .00 .61 [.59–.62] .00
  No .49 [.48–.49]   .67 [.67–.67]   .57 [.56–.57]  
Syringe use in the last 6 months Always used a new syringe .47 [.47–.48] .00 .67 [.66–.67] .05 .56 [.56–.56] .00
  Re-used syringes .53 [.52–.54]   .68 [.67–.68]   .60 [.59–.60]  
HIV knowledge Yes .49 [.49–.49] .02 .67 [.66–.67] .19 .57 [.57–.57] .01
  No .48 [.46–.49]   .67 [.67–.67   .56 [.55–.57]  
  1. Statistical significance was classified as a P value < 0.05 and are in bold
  2. One-way ANOVA was used to derive averages and confidence intervals