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Table 2 Socio-demographic and behavioural characteristics of the samples (%)

From: Measurement of sexual health outcomes among people who inject drugs: pilot study in Catalonia, Spain and Barnaul, Russia

  Catalonia (n = 735) Barnaul (n = 500)
Age (mean, SD) 38.0 (8.1) 32.3 (7.2)
Sex: Male 82.9 69.0
Migrants 39.5 NA
University studies 7.3 8.6
Employed 13.2 29.5
Years of injection (mean, SD) 15.8 (9.9) 12.8 (6.9)
History of incarceration 68.0 40.6
Last injection: last month 91.6 58.4
Sexual activity* 82.3 94.2
Number of partners**
 One 82.9 69.0
 Two 48.6 46.3
 Three or more 20.6 15.5
IDU sex partner 30.8 30.8
Sex work*** 20.3 51.8
Sexual violence* 5.0 1.7
Condom (last sex) 2.6 3.8
Condom (last sex with steady partner) NA 27.8
Condom (last sex with casual partner) 38.8 NA
Always using condoms* 74.6 NA
  1. *last 12 months; ** among those who reported sexual activity in the last 12 months; **last 6 and 12 months in Catalonia and Barnaul, respectively; NA not available