Table 6: Usual ways of acquiring prescription drugs (not mutually exclusive) among people reporting lifetime use of each substance, respectively. n (% of lifetime users/% of study sample).

BenzodiazepinesPregabalin z-drugsPromethazineHydroxyzineAlimemazinePrescription opioidsPrescription stimulants

Current 8/62 (13%)5/26 (19%)12/62 (19%)22/50 (44%)12/45 (27%)12/52 (23%)12/60 (20%)7/24 (29%)
Usual acquisition through 13/62 (21%)9/26 (35%)23/62 (37%)32/50 (64%)29/45 (64%)34/52 (65%)19/60 (32%)12/24 (50%)
Usual acquisition from black 50/62 (81%)12/26 (46%)38/62 (61%)3/50 (6%)3/45 (7%)5/52 (10%)43/60 (72%)9/24 (38%)
Other usual 6/62 (10%)4/26 (15%)7/62 (11%)12/50 (24%)7/45 (16%)9/52 (17%)1/60 (2%)4/24 (17%)
 Gift24331313
 In treatment13965
 Facility/prison

Ever approached by someone trying to sell prescription 57 (78%)31 (43%)51 (70%)6 (8%)7 (10%)6 (8%)52 (71%)23 (32%)
n (% of 73)

values for benzodiazepines and prescription stimulants; for hydroxyzine and prescription opioids; for alimemazine; and for promethazine.
values for pregabalin and prescription stimulants; for benzodiazepines; for z-drugs and promethazine; for alimemazine and prescription opioids; and for hydroxyzine.
values for z-drugs; for hydroxyzine, alimemazine, prescription opioids, and prescription stimulants; for promethazine; and for benzodiazepines.