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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for drug treatment and recovery services and the provision of injection initiation assistance among study PWID who completed the PRIMER 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

  Past 6 Month Injection Initiation Assistance
Events No Frequency
(Column %)
Yes Frequency
(Column %)
Any Drug Treatment or Recovery Servicea
 No 621 (87.8) 35 (85.4)
 Yes 86 (12.2) 6 (14.6)
Total 707 (100) 41 (100)
Drug Treatment or Recovery Servicea
 None 621 (87.8) 35 (85.4)
 MAT 20 (2.8) 1 (2.4)
 Voluntary Abstinence-Based Recovery Services 45 (6.4) 3 (7.3)
 Involuntary Abstinence-Based Recovery Services 21 (3.0) 2 (4.9)
Total 707 (100) 41 (100)
MAT Enrollmenta
 No 687 (97.2) 40 (97.6)
 Yes 20 (2.8) 1 (2.4)
Total 707 (100) 41 (100)
  1. aThe variable refers to activities during the previous six months; MAT: Medication Assisted Treatment