TABLE 3.1 Demographic Characteristics of Needle Exchange Participants

 

 

 

Percent

 

 

 

 

 

 

City

Sample Size

Percent Female

African American

Asian

Hispanic

White

Other

Mean Age (years)

Mean Years Intravenous Drug Use

Boulder, CO

118

15

10

NR

12

76

2

34

14

Chicago, IL

66

20

100

NR

NR

NR

NR

41

20

Honolulu, HI

126

20

12

12

8

41

28

35

NR

New Haven, CT

720

21

41

NR

34

25

<1

34

7

New York, NY

250

31

27

NR

53

18

2

33

NR

Portland, OR

700

14

8

1

3

79

9

34

NR

San Francisco, CA

50

34

18

8

10

58

6

NR

NR

Seattle, WA

62

18

55

NR

15

27

3

NR

NR

Tacoma, WA

265

23

25

NR

6

61

8

38

16

Washington, DC

30

20

83

NR

NR

17

0

38

18

NOTE: NR = not reported.



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