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Table 3 Characteristics of MDMA/ Ecstasy use in 2017 at live music events among participants who have ever used illicit drugs (N = 636)

From: Patterns of ecstasy use amongst live music event attendees and their opinions on pill testing: a cross sectional study

  Percent
Ever used MDMA/ ecstasy at a life music event (n = 636)
 Ever consumed MDMA/ecstasy at a live music event 87.8
 Ever mixed MDMA with other substances at a life music event 82.0
Most common substances mixed among MDMA users (n = 548)
 Alcohol 46.8
 Cannabis 31.2
 Cocaine 24.5
 Hallucinogens 17.4
 Tobacco 9.6
 Amphetamine 9.6
 Ketamine 6.5
 Inhalants 4.4
 Valium 1.5
 Amyl Nitrate 0.8
 Viagra 0.4
 GHB 0.4
Amount taken (mg) at one time at a music festival (n = 548)
 1–100 20.8
 101–200 31.7
 201–300 19.1
 301–400 8.4
 401–500 6.0
 501+ 14.1
Frequency of MDMA/ecstasy use (n = 548)
 Fortnightly or more 12.9
 Monthly 32.1
 6 monthly 30.9
 Yearly or less 16.0
 Never 8.1
Medical attention sought due to MDMA/ecstasy (n = 548) 4.6
Price users are willing to pay for pill testing services? (n = 497)
 $0 14.6
 $1–$5 33.6
 $6–$10 31.3
 $11–$15 5.8
 $16+ 14.7