The qualitative findings of the present study are broadly consistent with earlier findings discussed in Appendix C and summarised above. However, in a number of instances they shed additional or somewhat different light on aspects of drug use behaviour and Indigenous IDUs' accessing of services.

2.2.1 Levels of injecting drug use

2.2.2 Characteristics of Indigenous IDUs

2.2.3 Drug choice and availability

2.2.4 Drug user culture

2.2.5 Obtaining clean equipment

2.2.6 Safe and unsafe injecting

2.2.7 Remote communities

2.2.8 Role of Aboriginal Medical Services

2.2.9 Imprisonment

2.2.10 Summary