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Table 1 Participant characteristics of those who completed in-depth interviews (n = 15)

From: Long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) as harm reduction: a qualitative study exploring views of women with histories of opioid misuse

Characteristic Frequency (%)
Age category  
 18–24 2 (13%)
 24–34 7 (47%)
 35–44 6 (40%)
Race  
 White or Caucasian 13 (87%)
 Black or African American 2 (13%)
Ethnicity  
 Hispanic 4 (27%)
Educational attainment  
 Some high school 5 (33%)
 High school graduate or GED 2 (13%)
 Some college or post high-school training 5 (33%)
 Undergraduate degree 2 (13%)
 Missing* 1 (7%)
Opioid use status  
 In active use 5 (33%)
 In recovery 10 (67%)
Residence  
 Rural 2 (13%)
 Suburban 7 (47%)
 Urban 6 (40%)
Relationship status  
 Married or domestic partnership 4 (27%)
 In a committed relationship 1 (7%)
 Single 10 (67%)
Current number of sexual partners  
 None 8 (53%)
 One 5 (33%)
 More than one 1 (7%)
 Missing/ declined 1 (7%)
Contraception use at last sex  
 None 8 (53%)
 Withdrawal 1 (7%)
 Condom 3 (20%)
 Birth control pill 1 (7%)
 Injection 1 (7%)
 Sterilization 1 (7%)
Condom at last sex  
 Yes 2 (13%)
 No 12 (80%)
 Missing* 1 (7%)
  1. *Not answered