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Table 3 Distribution of all respondents by use of psychoactive substances (N = 488)

From: Sexual practices, sexual behavior and HIV risk profile of key populations in Nigeria

Variables Female Sex Worker (FSW)
n = 188
Men who have Sex with Men (MSM)
n = 145
Person who Inject Drugs (PWID)
n = 155
n % N % N %
Drank alcohol in the last 4 weeks
 Everyday 53 29.1 23 16.0 53 36.1
 At least once a week 31 17.0 24 16.7 21 14.3
 Occasionally 46 25.3 50 34.7 57 38.8
 Do not take alcohol 52 28.6 47 32.6 16 10.9
 No Response 6 3.2 1 0.7 8 5.2
History of use of psychoactive substances
 Ever used psychoactive substance 33 17.6 30 20.7 155 100.0
 Used drugs in the last 30 days 12 8.8 10 7.4 114 83.8
aForms of psychoactive substance used (by those with history of psychoactive substance use)
 Cocaine 13 29.5 7 20.6 70 45.2
 Heroine 3 6.8 4 11.8 41 26.5
 Marijuana 23 52.3 18 52.9 134 86.5
 Glue 1 2.3 0 0.0 15 9.68
 Pethidine 2 4.5 0 0.0 9 5.80
 Pentazocine 1 2.3 3 8.82 24 15.5
 Chinese capsule 3 6.8 0 0.0 19 12.3
 Amphetamines 3 6.8 1 2.94 10 6.45
 Rochi 15 34.1 3 8.82 72 46.5
 Codeine 15 34.1 8 23.5 94 60.6
 Tramadol 11 25.0 3 8.82 59 38.1
 Others 1 2.3 0 0.0 12 7.74
 Injected drugs in last 12 months 12 27.3 10 29.4 118 76.1
 Injected drugs in last 30 days 11 25.0 10 29.4 109 70.3
  1. a44 (23.4%) FSW, 34 (23.5%) MSM and 155 PWID gave a history of use of psychoactive substances