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Table 3 Selected outcomes among participants with urinalysis

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

  BC
N = 309%
Edmonton
N = 48%
Montreal
N = 341%
Unintentional fentanyl usea 21.4 6.3 8.9
Adulterants detected in urine
 Levamisole 10.4 0.0 49.6
 Lidocaine 1.0 2.1 24.6
Experienced an opioid overdoseb 19.4 28.6 4.0
Injection drug usec 44.0 69.4 42.0
  1. aRefers to the percentage of participants for which fentanyl was detected in urine and not reported used among the entire urinalysis sample
  2. bIn BC and Edmonton, participants were asked if they had experienced an accidental opioid overdose in the past six months. In Montreal, the reporting period was the past three days
  3. cIn BC and Edmonton, participants were asked if they had injected drugs in the past month. In Montreal, the reporting period was the past three days