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Table 2 Perceived Coercion Questionnaire (PCQ) scores

From: Perceived coercion to enter treatment among involuntarily and voluntarily admitted patients with substance use disorders

Variable Involuntarily admitted Voluntarily admitted P-value
Self subscale 16.7 (5.0) 18.9 (4.4) 0.003
Family subscale 15.5 (6.0) 15.0 (6.4) 0.555
Legal subscalea 5.6 (2.2) 3.1 (2.1) 0.001
Finance subscale 12.8 (5.5) 13.8 (5.9) 0.259
Health subscaleb 10.3 (3.5) 11.2 (3.1) 0.076
Work subscale 9.2 (5.2) 10.1 (5.1) 0.256
Total PCQ 76.2 (18.9) 78.0 (18.5) 0.536
Number of patients 63 129  
  1. Values represent the mean (standard deviation)
  2. aThe Legal subscale of the PCQ underwent minor revisions to account for differences in the Norwegian legal system (see Additional file 1)
  3. bThe Health subscale of the PCQ has been validated, but it was altered for the present study (see Additional file 1)