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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of PRIMER participants that completed the quantitative baseline survey in Tijuana, Mexico (n = 748)

From: The role of drug treatment and recovery services: an opportunity to address injection initiation assistance in Tijuana, Mexico

Categorical Variables n (%)
Gender
 Men 457 (61.1)
 Women 291 (38.9)
Housing Status
 Stable Housing 465 (62.2)
 Other 283 (27.8)
Marital Status
 Married 326 (43.7)
 Other 420 (56.3)
Injection Drug Use Frequencya
 Daily 607 (81.1)
 Less Than Daily 41 (5.5)
 None 100 (13.4)
Provided Injection Initiation Assistancea
 Yes 41 (5.5)
 No 707 (94.5)
Enrolled in any Drug Treatment or Recovery Servicea
 Yes 92 (12.3)
 No 656 (87.7)
Voluntarily Enrolled in Abstinence-Based Drug Recovery Servicesa
 Yes 48 (6.4)
 No 700 (93.6)
Enrolled in MATa
 Yes 21 (2.8)
 No 727 (97.2)
  1. aThe variable refers to activities during the previous six months; MAT: Medication-Assisted Treatment; SD: Standard Deviation