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Table 1 Characteristics of qualitative study sample compared to the composition of the At-Risk Youth Study (ARYS)

From: Social influences upon injection initiation among street-involved youth in Vancouver, Canada: a qualitative study

  Qualitative Interview Participants ARYS Cohort
Total Number 26 529
Median Age (range) 23 (16–26) 21.9 (14.3–30.2)
Gender   
   Female, n (%) 12 (46.2) 156(29)
   Male, n (%) 13 (50.0) 371(70)
   Trans-gendered, n (%) 1 (3.8) 2 (< 1)
Aboriginal Ethnicity   
   Yes, n (%) 8(30.8) 127 (24)
   No, n (%) 18(69.2) 879(81)