Higher Risk IDUs (%) Lower Risk IDUs (%) P-value
During the past 4 weeks, how often have you…
Injected with a syringe that was already been used by a sexual partner?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 59.4 0.0  
Hardly ever 12.2 18.1  
Never 28.3 81.9  
Injected with a syringe that had already been used by a friend or acquaintance?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 35.1 0.0  
Hardly ever 17.0 11.6  
Never 47.8 88.4  
Injected with a syringe that had already been used by a stranger?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 25.2 0.0  
Hardly ever 14.3 5.3  
Never 60.4 94.7  
Filled your syringe that had already been used by somebody else?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 33.9 0.0  
Hardly ever 17.8 9.5  
Never 48.3 90.5  
Drawn up from a spoon into which someone else had put a used syringe?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 56.1 0.0  
Hardly ever 24.7 17.8  
Never 19.2 82.2  
Used a filter which someone else had put a used syringe?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 38.5 0.0  
Hardly ever 19.6 9.8  
Never 41.9 90.2  
Used the same water or bleach as someone for flushing or cleaning?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 50.2 0.0  
Hardly ever 15.6 15.7  
Never 34.1 84.3  
Used old syringes that were kept in the same container as someone else’s old syringes?     .000
Frequently or sometimes 29.9 0.0  
Hardly ever 19.9 10.4  
Never 50.3 89.6  
  N=182 N=421  
Table 1: Prevalence of Injection Drug Use Behaviours by IDU Risk Category.
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