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Fluorescent blue lights, injecting drug use and related health risk in public conveniences: Findings from a qualitative study of micro-injecting environments

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This paper presents findings relating to injecting drug users’ experiences and opinions of public toilets illuminated with fluorescent blue lights and presents an empirical assessment of the intended deterrent effect of such installations. Data analysis identified that blue lights deterred less than half the sample interviewed. Furthermore over half (18/31) of the sample were prepared to inject in conditions specifically designed to deter injecting practice. Of these, 11 respondents were com...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.healthplace.2010.01.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Health and Place Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
4
Pages:
629-637
Publication date:
2010-02-02
Acceptance date:
2010-01-25
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ISSN:
1353-8292
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632362
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2016-07-07

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