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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 257 hospitalised people who inject drugs

From: Prevalence and recurrence of bacteraemia in hospitalised people who inject drugs – a single Centre retrospective cohort study in Denmark

Clinical characteristics: PWID n = 257 (%)
Age (median) (IQR) 38 (34–45)
HBV-status Acute/Chronic 11 (4.3)
Resolved/Immunised 50 (19.5)
Negative 79 (30.7)
Unknown 117 (45.5)
HCV-status Acute 1 (0.4)
Chronic 102 (39.7)
Resolved 12 (4.7)
Chronic or resolved 58 (22.6)
Negative 8 (3.1)
Unknown 76 (29.6)
HIV-status Positive 127 (49.4)
Negative 101 (39.3)
Unknown 29 (11.3)
HIV and HCV co-infection 88 (34.2)
Psychiatric comorbidity 53 (20.6)
Opioid substitution treatment 210 (81.7)
Homeless 74 (28.8)
Contact to an addiction treatment center 169 (65.8)
  1. If not stated otherwise, results are presented as n (%)
  2. Abbreviations: PWID people who inject drugs, HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HBV hepatitis B, HCV hepatitis