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Table 3 Descriptive characteristics of participants enrolling in fixed and mobile syringe service programs, Miami, FL

From: Implementation and first-year operating costs of an academic medical center-based syringe services program

Characteristics Fixed site (n = 452) Mobile site (n = 129)
Age (median, IQR) 37 (30–46) 39 (31–47)
Biological sex (n,%)
 Male 347 (76.8) 82 (64.1)
 Female 105 (23.2) 46 (35.9)
Race/ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 246 (56.6) 49 (40.8)
 Non-Hispanic Black 15 (3.4) 23 (19.2)
 Hispanic 174 (40.0) 48 (40.0)
Annual income
 < $14,999 199 (49.9) 65 (67.7)
 > $15,000 200 (50.1) 31 (32.3)
Current housing status
 Experiencing unstable housing 159 (39.5) 59 (61.5)
 Housed 244 (60.5) 37 (38.5)
Substances Injected in previous 30 days
 Heroin 377 (83.4) 77 (59.7)
 Cocaine 94 (20.8) 34 (26.4)
 Methamphetamine 49 (10.8) 5 (3.9)
 Crack-cocaine 35 (7.7) 12 (9.3)
 Speedball 91 (20.1) 17 (13.2)
 Fentanyl 38 (8.4) 11 (8.5)
Average number of injections per day in previous 30 days
 ≤ 2 112 (25.8) 18 (20.5)
 3–4 135 (31.0) 24 (27.3)
 5–7 93 (21.4) 23 (26.1)
 8–10 54 (12.4) 13 (14.8)
 > 10 41 (9.4) 10 (11.4)
HIV-positive (self-reported and tested) 40 (9.0) 12 (13.8)
HCV-positive (self-reported and tested) 202 (47.2) 52 (59.8)