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Table 1 Description of hospitalizations for a cutaneous injection-related infection or related infectious complication among Scientific Evaluation of Supervised Injection participants.

From: Determinants of hospitalization for a cutaneous injection-related infection among injection drug users: a cohort study

Classification First event Total events
  n (%) n (%)
  n = 99 n = 216
Cellulitis 33 (33) 59 (27)
Abscess 14 (14) 26 (12)
Osteomyelitis 10 (10) 39 (18)
Staphylococcal infection 22 (22) 42 (17)
Endocarditis 9 (9) 24 (12)
Septic arthritis 7 (7) 12 (6)
Ulcer 1 (1) 6 (3)
Thrombophlebitis 1 (1) 4 (2)
Myositis 2 (2) 4 (2)
  1. † Classification is based on International Classification of Diseases 10 codes