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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic variables for patients included at baseline (202) and those reached at follow-up (123) [N (%) or mean (SD)]

From: Improved drug-use patterns at 6 months post-discharge from inpatient substance use disorder treatment: results from compulsorily and voluntarily admitted patients

Variables All patients, N = 202 Follow-up sample, N = 123
Mean age, years 30.0 (8.9) 30.4 (9.8)
Female 68 (34) 47 (39)
Education, years 10.8 (1.9) 10.8 (2.1)a
Relationship status, singleb 136 (69) 84 (68)c
Main diagnosis
 Alcohol use disorder (AUD) or AUD with co- occurring drug use disorders 34 (17) 20 (16)
 Drug use disorder 168 (83) 103 (84)
Severity scores
 Injection used 105 (54) 71 (60)e
 Duration of most problematic substance use, years 11.1 (7.6) 11.6 (7.6)f
 Suicidal attempts – lifetime prevalenceg 94 (49) 60 (51)h
Treatment variables
 Time in treatment, days 57 (26) 58 (26)
Compulsorily admitted 65 (32) 51 (42)
  1. a N = 117 ;b N = 198; c N = 121; d N = 195; e N = 119; f N = 117; g N = 191; h N = 117