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Table 1 Characteristics of RAPiDS participants (n = 200)

From: Access to substance use treatment among young adults who use prescription opioids non-medically

  Participants
200 (100%)
n (%)
Mean Age (Standard deviation) 24.5 (3.24)
Sex
 Male 131 (65.5%)
 Female 69 (34.5%)
Ethnicity  
 Hispanic or Latino descent 28 (14.0%)
 Non-Hispanic 172 (86.0%)
Race
 White 123 (61.5%)
 Non-white 77 (38.5%)
Sexual orientation
 Straight 172 (86.0%)
 LGBQ and other 27 (13.5%)
Education
 Less than high school 23 (11.5%)
 High school/GED 76 (38.0%)
 Beyond high school 101 (50.5%)
Employment status
 Full or part-time 88 (44.0%)
 Unemployed 108 (55.7%)
Monthly income
  < $501 104 (52.0%)
 $501 - $1500 58 (29.0%)
  > $1500 35 (17.5%)
Geographic residence type
 Rural 23 (11.5%)
 Suburban 19 (9.5%)
 Urban 151 (75.5%)
Ever overdosed by accident  
 Yes 53 (26.5%)
 No 147 (73.5%)
Ever used heroin
 Yes 85 (42.5%)
 No 115 (57.5%)
Ever used cocaine
 Yes 133 (66.5%)
 No 67 (33.5%)
Ever used a needle to inject drugs
 Yes 59 (29.5%)
 No 140 (70.0%)
Ever diagnosed with…
 ADHD/ADD 78 (39.0%)
 Depression 95 (47.5%)
 Anxiety 98 (49.0%)
 Depression and anxiety 73 (37.0%)
 Other (OCD, eating disorders, bipolar, etc.) 58 (29.0%)
Ever prescribed opioid
 Yes 121 (61.1%)
 No 77 (38.9%)
Drug-related discrimination by medical community
 Yes 59 (29.5%)
 No 141 (70.5%)
Insurance status
 Yes 175 (87.5%)
 No 25 (12.5%)
Ever detained in juvenile detention center
 Yes 48 (24.0%)
 No 152 (76.0%)
Ever arrested
 Yes 141 (70.5%)
 No 59 (29.5%)
Ever incarcerated in jail or prison
 Yes 94 (47.0%)
 No 106 (53.0%)
Ever homeless
 Yes 109 (54.5%)
 No 91 (45.5%)
Recruitment method
 Field 79 (39.5%)
 Internet 119 (59.5%)
  1. Notes: Not all columns sum to 100% due to missing data and/or rounding
  2. LGBQ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, or queer. GED General Education Development
  3. ADHD/ADD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/attention deficit disorder
  4. OCD Obsessive-compulsive disorder