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Table 4 Injection-related Behaviors by Intervention vs. Comparison Group, Among 694 People Who Inject Drugs

From: Effectiveness of community outreach HIV prevention programs in Vietnam: a mixed methods evaluation

  Intervention (n = 358) Comparison (n = 336) P-value
When injecting in the last 6 months: N % N %  
Did not share needles/syringes or other injection equipment 306 85.5 288 85.7 0.90
Reduced injection of drugs 188 52.5 171 50.9 0.66
Stopped sharing equipment 267 74.6 228 67.9 0.05
Stopped sharing drug solutions 215 60.1 179 53.3 0.07
Started/increased cleaning works 223 62.2 175 52.1 < 0.01**
Always cleaned needles/syringes that had been previously used by someone else 14/46 30.4 8/46 17.4 0.11
  1. **Significant at p < 0.01