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Table 2 Participant drug-use characteristics (N = 15)

From: Severe bacterial infections in people who inject drugs: the role of injection-related tissue damage

  Mean (SD) N % Range
Age at first drug injection, years 25.8 (7.1) 15 18–43
Injection drug use, years 12.9 (9.1) 15 1–31
Number of days injected in 30 days prior to admission 26.3 (8.5) 15 2–30
Number of injections per day in 30 days prior to admission 11.0 (8.3) 15 4–30
Drugs injected in 30 days prior to admission  
 Heroin 12 80
 Fentanyl 4 27
 Cocaine 9 60
 Crack cocaine 1 7
 Methamphetamine 2 13