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Table 4 Characteristics of qualitative interview participants

From: Awareness and knowledge of the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act among people at risk of witnessing an overdose in British Columbia, Canada: a multi-methods cross sectional study

  Adults N = 28 n (%) Youth N = 14 n (%) Total N = 42 n (%)
Gender
  Cis Man 10 (35.7%) 4 (28.6%) 14 (33.3%)
  Cis Woman 15 (53.6%) 6 (42.9%) 21 (50%)
  Trans and Gender Expansive 0 (0%) 3 (21.4%) 3 (7.1%)
  Unknown 3 (10.7%) 1 (7.1%) 4 (9.5%)
Age (years)
  18 or under 0 (0%) 3 (21.4%) 3 (7.1%)
  19–24 0 (0%) 10 (71.4%) 10 (23.8%)
  25–35 9 (32.1%) 0 (0%) 9 (21.4%)
  36–45 8 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 8 (19%)
  46–55 5 (17.9%) 0 (0%) 5 (11.9%)
  56–65 3 (10.7%) 0 (0%) 3 (7.1%)
  Unknown 3 (10.7%) 1 (7.1%) 4 (9.5%)
Indigenous Self-Identification
  Indigenousa 8 (28.6%) 8 (57.1%) 16 (38.1%)
  Non-Indigenous 17 (60.7%) 5 (35.7%) 22 (52.4%)
  Unknown 3 (10.7%) 1 (7.1%) 4 (9.5%)
Urbanicity
  Metropolitan 9 (32.1%) 8 (57.1%) 17 (40.5%)
  Large Urban 15 (53.6%) 3 (21.4%) 18 (42.9%)
  Medium Urban 0 (0%) 1 (7.1%) 1 (2.4%)
  Small Urban 4 (14.3%) 0 (0%) 4 (9.5%)
  Rural Hub 0 (0%) 1 (7.1%) 1 (2.4%)
  Unknown 0 (0%) 1 (7.1%) 1 (2.4%)
Currently use illicit drugs
  Yes, opioids only 3 (10.7%) 2 (14.3%) 5 (11.9%)
  Yes, stimulants only 8 (28.6%) 2 (14.3%) 10 (23.8%)
  Yes, opioids and stimulants 10 (35.7%) 3 (21.4%) 13 (31%)
  Nob 4 (14.3%) 6 (42.9%) 10 (23.8%)
  Unknown 3 (10.7%) 1 (7.1%) 4 (9.5%)
Peer Worker
  Yes 11 (39.3%)   11 (26.2%)
  No 17 (60.7%)   17 (40.5%)
  Unknown 0 (0.0%)   0 (0.0%)
  1. aData surrounding First Nation, Métis, and/or Inuit self-identification not available
  2. bParticipants who did not currently use illicit drugs may have used illicit drugs in the past