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Table 2 Knowledge and attitude to RUSH among MSM in Tianjin (N = 500)

From: Knowledge, attitude, and status of nitrite inhalant use among men who have sex with men in Tianjin, China

Content Participants No. (%)
Knew RUSH
 No 180 (36.0)
 Yes 320 (64.0)
Source of information about RUSH (n = 320)
 Internet 176 (55.0)
 Homosexual partners 124 (38.8)
 Friends 118 (36.9)
 MSM-frequented venues (bathhouse, clubs and bars) 7 (2.2)
 MSM party 5 (1.6)
 Heterosexual partner 1 (0.3)
Frequency of RUSH use
 Never 307 (61.4)
 Just one time 18 (3.6)
 Rarely 22 (4.4)
 Sometimes 54 (10.8)
 Often 55 (11.0)
 Every time 44 (8.8)
RUSH did harm to human’ health
 Did not know 277 (55.4)
 Definitely 60 (12.0)
 Probably 153 (30.6)
 Safe 10 (2.0)
Symptom of the side effect of RUSH (n = 320)
 Dizziness 121 (37.8)
 Severe palpitation 98 (30.6)
 Breath hardness 48 (15.0)
 Blurred vision 39 (12.2)
 Erectile dysfunction 21 (6.6)
 Confusion 14 (4.4)
 Ttinnitus 13 (4.1)
 Vomiting 3 (0.9)