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Table 2 Linear growth curve analyses of HIV risk factors modelled as outcome, adjusted for age, gender and ethnicity (Aboriginal vs. non-Aboriginal)

From: Elevated HIV risk behaviour among recently incarcerated injection drug users in a Canadian setting: a longitudinal analysis

Risk factor Slope (95% Confidence Interval) p-value
Frequent cocaine injection   
   Incarcerated -0.342 (-0.792, 0.107) 0.737
   Matched control -0.403 (-0.595, -0.212)  
Need help injecting   
   Incarcerated -0.777 (-1.218, -0.335) 0.201
   Matched control -0.467 (-0.665, -0.269)  
Binge drug use   
   Incarcerated -0.630 (-1.047, -0.212) 0.273
   Matched control -0.373 (-0.584, -0.162)  
Resident in the DTES   
   Incarcerated -0.574 (-1.007, -0.142) 0.105
   Matched control -0.185 (-0.328, -0.042)  
Sex trade participation   
   Incarcerated -0.575 (-1.041, -0.109) 0.623
   Matched control -0.398 (-0.609, -0.186)  
Syringe sharing   
   Incarcerated -0.217 (-0.657, 0.224) 0.033
   Matched control -0.722 (-0.933, -0.512)