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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics

From: Contraception, punishment and women who use drugs

  N = 90
Age in years Range 17-45 Mean 32
  N %
Education   
Attended tertiary education 8 8
Completed Yr 11 + 12 25 28
Employment   
Employed part-time, full-time, casual 14 15
Relationship status   
Single, separated, widowed, divorced 35 39
In a relationship, de facto, long-term boyfriend, married 55 61
Household income   
<$20,000 73 81
Assets   
Receiving benefits 82 91
Owns a car 25 28
Owns a home 6 7
Children   
Number of women with at least one child living with them 68 75
Justice system   
Ever remanded in custody or jailed 35 39
Drug use   
Injected drugs in the last 12 months 83 92