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Table 2 Characteristics of the people who overdosed and the overdose events (N = 125)

From: Real-world study of multiple naloxone administration for opioid overdose reversal among bystanders

Characteristics of the person who overdosed (N = 125)
Age (years)  
 Mean (SD) 34.2 (10.5)
 Median (Range) 32 (17–76)
Gender [n (%)]  
 Female 56 (45%)
 Male 68 (54%)
 Unknown 1 (1%)
Race/ethnicity [n (%)]  
 White 108 (86%)
 Black 9 (7%)
 Mixed race 4 (3%)
 Hispanic 2 (2%)
 Asian 0 (0%)
 Other 2 (2%)
Characteristics of the overdose event (N = 125)
Outcome of revival attempt  
 Revived at the scene 110 (88%)
 Revived later 9 (7%)
 Not revived 6 (5%)
Emergency services (911) called  
 Yes 89 (71%)
 No 35 (28%)
 Unknown 1 (1%)
Overdose location  
 Someone else’s home 56 (45%)
 Participant’s home 31 (25%)
 Outside 16 (13%)
 Vehicle 9 (7%)
 Other* (hotel/motel, place of business, short-term housing) 13 (10%)
Relationship to study participant  
 Friend 49 (39%)
 Family member 31 (25%)
 Acquaintance 21 (17%)
 Stranger 13 (10%)
 Significant other/Spouse 9 (7%)
 Other 2 (2%)
Number of drugs the person who overdosed thought they were taking  
 1 64 (51%)
 2 44 (35%)
 3+ 15 (12%)
 Unknown 2 (2%)