Journal of Addiction / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Injecting Drug Users and Their Health Seeking Behavior: A Cross-Sectional Study in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Table 1

Sociodemographic information of the respondents ().

VariablesNumber ()Percentage (%)

Age group in years
10–191310.8
20–292319.2
30–395848.3
40 or more2621.7

Sex
Male10990.8
Female119.2

Religion
Muslim9276.7
Hindu1714.2
Christians and others119.2

Living status
Alone6957.5
With family5142.5

Marital status
Married4739.2
Unmarried5445.0
Divorcee/separated1915.8

Number of dependent persons
None4940.8
1-23226.6
3-42520.8
More than 41411.6

Education
None3932.5
Primary (up to grade 5)4638.3
Secondary (up to grade 12)2319.2
Graduate/masters (bachelor's degree and above)1210.0

Occupation
Unemployed 6655.0
Student1210.0
Govt. service54.2
Business2823.3
Others98.0

Source of income
Self 5949.2
Parents or spouse4033.3
Others/no income2117.5

Average monthly self-income (in Taka)
Mean ± SD (10450 ± 7330)
<50002621.7
5000–100004235.0
10001–150003025.0
15001 and above2218.3