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Table 1 Study Sample (N = 100) Demographic Characteristics

From: Double jeopardy--drug and sex risks among Russian women who inject drugs: initial feasibility and efficacy results of a small randomized controlled trial

  Total Sample
(N= 100)
Nutrition Condition
(n= 49)
Woman-Focused Intervention Condition
(n= 51)
  n (%) a or M ( SD )
Mean age 25.9 (SD = 3.0) 26.0 (SD = 2.8) 25.7 (SD = 3.1)
Education
   Less than high school 20 (20%) 12 (24.5%) 8 (15.7%)
   High school or greater 80 (80%) 37 (75.5%) 43 (84.3%)
Marital status
   Single 17 (17%) 8 (16.3%) 9 (17.7%)
   Involved, Married, or Living as Married 68 (68%) 32 (65.3%) 36 (70.6%)
   Separated, Divorced, Widowed 15 (15%) 9 (18.4%) 6 (11.8%)
Ever told HIV+ (yes) 57 (57%) 26 (53.1%) 31 (60.8%)
Ever traded sex for drugs, money, clothing, shelter, or any other goods (yes) 44 (44.4%) 22 (44.9%) 22 (44.0%)
Ever used a female condom with main sex partner (yes)b 2 (2.8%) 1 (2.9%) 1 (2.7%)
Mean age at first time injected 18.5 (3.2 SD) 18.9 (3.3 SD) 18.1 (3.0 SD)
Intimate partner helped inject first time (yes) 22 (22%) 10 (20.8%) 12 (23.5%)
Ever shared works that had been used by someone else (yes) 50 (50%) 21 (42.9%) 29 (56.9%)
  1. a Percentage of participants who responded Yes within the given intervention group
  2. b Of those that had main sex partners
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