Table 2

Demographic Characteristics of Participants

Entire Sample

N = 59,792

Prescription Opioid Abusers

N = 8,739


Characteristic

    M

    SD

    M

    SD


Age

33.7

11.5

33.0

10.8


    N

    %

    N

    %


Gender


Male

40,147

67.1

5,178

59.3


Female

19,644

32.9

3,561

40.7


Race


Caucasian

31,690

53.0

5,755

65.9


Hispanic/Latino

11,212

18.8

1,534

17.6


African American

13,063

21.8

1,092

12.5


Native American/Alaskan Native

3,407

5.7

301

3.4


Asian/Pacific Islander

415

0.7

55

.6


Current treatment episode prompted by criminal justice system

36,984

62.0%

3,471

39.9


Butler et al. Harm Reduction Journal 2011 8:29   doi:10.1186/1477-7517-8-29

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