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Table 2 Characteristics concerning injecting drug use (n = 60)

From: Hepatitis C reinfection in former and active injecting drug users in Belgium

Characteristics N (%)
Median age first drug use (IQR) 18.0 (16.0–21.0)
OAT 43 (71.7)
NSP 45 (75.0)
Ever heroin 55 (91.7)
Ever amphetamines 7 (11.7)
Ever cocaine 28 (46.7)
Ever shared a needle 45 (75.0)
IDU during DAA 13 (21.7)
IDU after DAA 14 (23.3)
       Heroin 10 (71.4)
       Amphetamine 3 (21.4)
       Cocaine 4 (28.6)
How often IDU after DAA (n = 14)  
       Less than weekly 7 (50.0)
       More than weekly, not daily 7 (50.0)
       Daily 0
Shared a needle after DAA (n = 14) 7 (50.0)
Frequency (n = 7)  
       Once/twice 4 (57.1)
       Sometimes 3 (42.9)
  1. IQR, interquartile range; IDU, intravenous drug use; OAT, opioid agonist therapy; NSP, needle syringe program; DAA, direct-acting antivirals