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Table 1 Socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics of 219 PWID in Dar-es-salaam

From: High prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B and C viral infections among people who inject drugs: a potential stumbling block in the control of HIV and viral hepatitis in Tanzania

VariablesFrequency (n)Percentages (%)
Age group (yrs)
 < 3910547.9
 ≥ 4911452. 1
Sex
 Male16474.9
 Female5525.1
Marital status
 Unmarried13360.7
 Married8639.3
Education level
 Low education13762.6
 High education8237.4
Occupation
 Unemployed10246.6
 Employed5424.7
 Business6328.8
Monthly income (USD)
 ≤ $4512557.1
 > $459442.9
Duration of injection
 ≤ 3 years14968.0
 > 3 years7032.0
Frequency of injection per day (last 6 months)
 ≤ 3 times4420.1
 > 3 times17579.9
Needle sharing (last 6 months)
 No11552.5
 Yes10447.5
Use of condom (last 6 months)
 Never/Irregular11251.1
 Always10748.9
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