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Table 1 Socio-demographic and behaviors characteristics of the Study Participants (n = 916)

From: HIV/AIDS-related knowledge awareness and risk behaviors among injection drug users in Maanshan, China: a cross-sectional study

Socio-demographics and behavioral characteristics n (%)
Recruitment methods
Mandatory Detoxification Centers 155 (16.9)
Community 761 (83.1)
Gender
Male 718 (78.4)
Female 198 (21.6)
Age (years)
18–29 92 (10.0)
30–39 517 (56.4)
40–60 307 (33.5)
Marital status
Single 186 (20.3)
Married or cohabiting 626 (68.3)
Divorced or widowed 104 (11.4)
Residential status
Local resident 878 (95.9)
Non-local resident 38 (4.1)
Ethnicity
Han 902 (98.5)
Minority ethnic 14 (1.5)
Education level
≤Primary school 86 (9.4)
Junior high 585 (63.9)
≥Senior high 245 (26.7)
Drugs used in the past year
Heroin 883 (96.4)
Methamphetamine 104 (11.4)
Other 29 (3.2)
Peer education in the past year
Yes 498 (54.4)
No 418 (45.6)
HIV/AIDS knowledge awareness
Yes 856 (93.4)
No 60 (6.6)
Receptive sharing of syringe in the past year
Yes 154 (16.8)
No 762 (83.2)
Unprotected commercial sexual intercourse in the past year
Yes 112 (12.2)
No (consistent condom use/never engage in commercial sex) 804 (87.8)