Injecting drug use in Brighton, Liverpool, and London: best estimates of prevalence and coverage of public health indicators.

@article{Hickman2004InjectingDU,
  title={Injecting drug use in Brighton, Liverpool, and London: best estimates of prevalence and coverage of public health indicators.},
  author={Matthew Hickman and Vanessa Higgins and Vivian D. Hope and Mark Bellis and Kate M Tilling and Angeline Walker and John A. Henry},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 9},
  pages={766-71}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of injecting drug use (IDU) in three cities in England and to measure the coverage of key public health indicators. DESIGN Capture-recapture techniques with covariate effects. SETTING Liverpool, Brighton, and 12 London boroughs, 2000/01. PARTICIPANTS IDU collated and matched across five data sources-community recruited survey, specialist drug treatment, arrest referral, syringe exchange, and accident and emergency-896 in Brighton, 1224 in… CONTINUE READING

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