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Table 5 Availability and feasibility for PDHRS among PWID in the last 12 months from Xichang, China 2012 (n = 403)

From: A cross-sectional study of the feasibility of pharmacy-delivered harm reduction services among people who inject drugs in Xichang, China

Service category Services currently available (No. (%)) Potential services (No. (%))
Offered/availabe Accepted/used Good idea to offer Personally use if offered
Printed materials about HIV/Hepatitis C/STIs risk reduction 68(16.9) 65(95.6) 384(95.3) 381(94.5)
Blood pressure check 45(11.2) 41(91.1) 369(91.6) 367(91.1)
Training/information about preventing overdoses 10(2.5) 10(100.0) 350(86.8) 347(86.1)
Training/information about how to inject safely 5(1.2) 5(100.0) 337(83.6) 334(82.9)
Training/information about how to prevent abscesses 3(0.7) 3(100.0) 353(87.6) 353(87.6)
Overdose medication (naloxone/narcan) 2(0.5) 2(100.0) 278(69.0) 277(68.7)
Sharps container to dispose of syringes 1(0.2) 1(100.0) 281(69.7) 276(68.5)
A written medical or social service referral 1(0.2) 1(100.0) 301(74.7) 302(74.9)
Free condoms 0 0 346(85.9) 340(84.4)
Vaccinations for hepatitis A/B 0 0 335(83.1) 326(80.9)
HIV testing 0 0 317(78.7) 308(76.4)
Free syringes 0 0 325(80.6) 322(79.9)
To dispose of used syringes 0 0 290(72.0) 285(70.7)
To exchange used syringes for new ones 0 0 287(71.2) 285(70.7)
A written drug treatment referral 0 0 280(69.5) 280(69.5)
Directly dispensing methadone 0 0 274(68.0) 270(67.0)
  1. Abbreviations: PDHRS Pharmacy-Delivered Services, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, STIs, sexually transmitted infections
  2. €: n = offered or available in the last 12 months