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Table HSR-5. Provision of needle and syringe programmes (NSPs)

Part (ii) Clients and contacts at specialist NSP agencies, 2010–11

Country20102011
Number of all NSP clientsCoverage (%)Number of all NSP contactsCoverage (%)Number of all NSP clientsCoverage (%)Number of all NSP contactsCoverage (%)
Belgium (Flemish community)::16 082:8 752:
Bulgaria8 05710080 1061007 98310086 060100
Czech Republic(1)24 500100234 90010035 500100415 400100
Estonia(2)::::::154 745100
Greece1 0802515 8481001 639259 32375
Spain::::::13 546:
France575 00087::::::
Cyprus12100::7100::
Latvia::44 487100::49 897100
Lithuania 6 1364142 736502 97310026 270100
Hungary2 81010029 6881003 37310038 407100
Poland5 427100::::::
Portugal(3)2 25872::380:::
Romania9 027100::4 83210013 851100
Slovenia2 030:17 3191001 812100::
Slovakia(4)2 26710010 7711003 178:::
Finland::::11 432:84 586:
Sweden1 059100::1 142100::
UK Wales7 27710021 8821007 387:45 328100
UK Northern Ireland::17 712100::20 407100
Croatia3 737100::3 939100::
 

Notes:

The table includes the number of all individual clients and the number of client contacts using NSP specialist fixed agencies in the reporting year.

Where data are not available, the table entry is left empty.

(1) Data represents only NSP clients/contacts in low-threshold facilities. All clients/contacts of low threshold facilities were 30.000/365.000 in 2009 and 32.374/396.841 in 2010.

(2) It is not possible to provide data on all clients. In 2011 there were 1289 new clients and 6910 repeated clients. If a new client is coming second time to SEP, he/she will receive a client code of repeated visitors.

(3) Data on clients for 2011 represents a monthly average of NSP user coverage.

(4) Data include clients from the NSP specialist agency in Bratislava as well as low threshold agencies in the country.

See also 'General notes for interpreting data' on the Explanatory notes and help page.

Sources:

Standard tables on 'syringe availability' (ST10) submitted by NFPs.

Reitox National Reports.

For Swedish data, personal communication Frida Hansdotter, 23/01/2013.

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