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Table 3 Associated Problems Percentages (N = 740)

From: People who inject drugs (PWID) and HIV/aids cases in Mexico City: 1987–2015

 Amphetamines
n = 18
Cocaine
n = 293
Heroine
n = 184
Opiates
n = 90
Hallucinogens
n = 39
Sedatives
n = 63
Other non
Medical drugs
n = 53
Before UseAfterBefore UseAfterBefore UseAfterBefore UseAfterBefore UseAfterBefore UseAfterBefore UseAfter
Academic16.724.412.542.915.653.013.543.97.719.414.817.917.031.7
Economic5.938.915.441.811.947.28.241.92.615.410.020.05.817.3
Familiar35.353.834.863.1*40.375.7*25.672.0*2.638.9*16.747.5*26.448.3*
Work11.140.012.941.013.654.011.845.02.621.96.626.53.813.0
Legal Issues5.637.58.744.08.457.25.735.75.125.0012.51.915.2
Mental- Nervous27.861.1*30.357.645.855.628.148.815.415.46.730.09.632.1
Physical5.941.210.047.813.150.910.348.70.024.08.230.07.727.0
Psychological38.943.833.742.747.260.133.347.433.324.028.835.49.433.3
Sexual38.938.927.634.040.144.825.836.033.333.325.428.83.89.4
Social11.138.912.441.020.054.38.238.618.918.820.022.25.729.8
  1. Academic: Learning problems, Bullyng, behavioral problems
  2. Economic problems: low income, spend money on drugs
  3. Familiar problems: family rupture, domestic violence, family consumption
  4. Work problems: job instability, Job’s issues
  5. Legal issues: robberies car accidents, drug sales
  6. Mental-nervous: Anxiety disorders, depressions, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia
  7. Physical problems: cardiovascular problems, respiratory problems, astenia
  8. Psychological problems: low self-esteem, suicide attempt, Low tolerance to frustration
  9. Sexual problems: sexual abuse, Increased sex drive, Lack of sexual interest
  10. Social problems: antisocial behaviors, isolation, environment influence
  11. *Highest percentage of problems in every type of drug