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Table 2 Access to the healthcare system and to drug addiction care

From: Risky injection practices and HCV awareness in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand: a respondent-driven sampling study of people who inject drugs

Access to the healthcare system (N = 164) N (%) Population estimates in % [95% CI]
Does not have health insurance 18 (11.0) 11.7 [5.4–18.0]
Ever been refused care 11 (6.7) 5.2 [1.5–8.8]
Faced discrimination in a healthcare setting due to drug use 26 (15.9) 12.7 [6.5–19.0]
Received care for addiction 123 (75.5) 76.2 [65.9–86.5]
Current or past treatment with methadone 110 (67.1) 69.3 [53.3–85.5]
Participated in a voluntary programme in a rehabilitation centre 97 (60.3) 61.1 [49.5–72.6]
Ever been in a compulsory rehabilitation centre 40 (24.5) 23.7 [14.9–32.5]
Member of a harm reduction organization 38 (23.5) 17.8 [11.0–24.7]