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Table 1 Self reported participant variables (Patients)

From: Enhancing screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment among socioeconomically disadvantaged patients: study protocol for a knowledge exchange intervention involving patients and physicians

Demographics • Age
  • Gender
  • Ethnicity
  • Education level
  • Marital status
  • Number of children/custody status
  • Legal status (parole, probation, pending charges, etc.)
  • Years lived in Edmonton
  • Living situation (house, shelter, street, etc.)
  • Housing stability
  • Income/assets
  • Employment status
Health status • Presence of comorbid health conditions   (HIV, diabetes, etc.)
  • Health status
  • Vaccination status
  • Presence of chronic pain/pain severity/pain control
  • Patient Health Questionnaire-2 (depression screen)
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder-2 scale (anxiety screen)
Satisfaction / rapport • Presence of regular physician
  • Number of visits with regular physician
  • Disclosure of substance use to regular physician    (yes or no)
  • Health Care Climate Questionnaire (short form)
  • Alberta Physician Achievement Review    questionnaire satisfaction items
Substance use behaviour • Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test
  • Drug Use Disorders Identification Test
  • Stages Of Change Readiness and Treatment    Eagerness Scale
  • Types of substances used
  • Injection drug use status
Substance use treatment • Previous 6 month discussion re: substances with    health care provider
  • Previous 6 month detoxification facility attendance
  • Previous 6 month residential treatment facility    attendance
  • Previous 6 month methadone maintenance    treatment program attendance
  • Previous 6 month 12 step meeting attendance
Project feedback • Booklet use/usefulness
  • Booklet insert use/usefulness
  • Community consultant use/usefulness