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Table 1 Socio-demographics of total sample and by injection drug use behavior

From: The association between psychosocial and structural-level stressors and HIV injection drug risk behavior among Malaysian fishermen: A cross-sectional study

  Total sample Non-Injector PWID
(n = 406) (n = 252) (62.1 %) (n = 154) (37.9 %)
  n % n % n %
Age a, 25 and younger (ref: older than 25) 60/405 14.8 % 54/251 21.5 %** 6 3.9 %
Ethnicity, Malay (ref: non-Malay) 401 98.8 % 250 99.2 % 151 98.1 %
Marital Status, Married (ref: single) 148 36.5 % 109 43.3 %** 39 25.3 %
Religion, Muslim (ref: non-Muslim) 401 98.8 % 250 99.2 % 151 98.1 %
Education, Some secondary or lower (ref: completed secondary or higher) 279 68.7 % 169 67.1 % 110 71.4 %
Employment role/job a, Deckhand (ref: Captain) 341/402 84.8 % 194/248 78.2 % 147 95.5 %**
Vessel type a, Traditional (ref: Commercial) 234/403 58.1 % 185/249 74.3 %** 49 31.8 %
  1. atotal sample = 406; missingness due to non-response
  2. ** p <0.01; p <0.05; p < 0.1