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Table 3b Demographics

From: Using standardized methods for research on HIV and injecting drug use in developing/transitional countries: case study from the WHO Drug Injection Study Phase II

   Eastern Europe South America
   Kharkiv Minsk St. Petersburg Bogota Gran Rosario Rio de Janeiro Santos
   n = 438 n = 400 n = 400 n = 301 n = 605 n = 586 n = 362
Female   26% 23% 26% 21% 23% 9% 18%
Age Mean (SD) 25 (5) 24 (5) 24 (5) 24 (7) 28 (8) 32 (10) 29(10)
  Median 24 23 23 22 27 30 27
  < 25 yrs. 55% 63% 63% 65% 43% 29% 38%
Ethnicity   71% Ukrainian 24% Russian 75% Belarussian 17% Russian 96% Russian 97% Mestizo 69% White 24% Mestizo 48% White 32% Mulatto 20% Black not available