Survey of injecting drug users’ health shows mixed pictureBMJ 2010; 341 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4276 (Published 06 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4276
- Zosia Kmietowicz
The proportion of injecting drug users in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland who were protected against hepatitis B last year rose to the highest level in more than 10 years, show new data. But the prevalence of hepatitis C is rising, especially among younger drug users.
The figures come from an annual survey carried out by the Health Protection Agency on a sample of more than 3000 injecting drug users who use services at 60 specialist drug agencies.
It shows that …