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Table 1 Demographics of survey participants in three pilot sites, 2018/2019

From: Towards cross-Canada monitoring of the unregulated street drug supply

  BC
n (%a)
Edmonton
n (%a)
Montreal
n (%a)
Number of sites 27 (100.0) 1 (100.0) 12 (100.0)
Participants 486 (100.0) 49 (100.0) 343 (100.0)
Gender
 Male 301 (62.3) 37 (75.5) 205 (68.8)
 Female 173 (35.8) 12 (24.5) 88 (29.5)
 Other 9 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 5 (1.7)
Age (median)b 41 48 35–44
Number of substances reported usedc (median) 2 3 2
  1. aPercentages exclude missing data from the denominator
  2. bThe survey used in Montreal presented age as a categorical variable with the following age groups: 18–24, 25–34, 35–44, 45–54, 55–64, and 65+. The greatest percentage of participants were between 35 and 44 years (35%); this has been used as a proxy median value for comparison
  3. cExcluding alcohol and cannabis