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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic variables for patients with SUDs

From: Mental distress following inpatient substance use treatment, modified by substance use; comparing voluntary and compulsory admissions

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, single 136 (69) b 84 (69)c
Main SUD diagnosis
 Alcohol use disorder (AUD) or AUD + concurrent drug use disorders 34 (17) 20 (16)
 Drug use disorder 168 (83) 103 (84)
Psychiatric diagnosis
 Axis I disorders 117 (60) 71 (58)
 Axis II disorders 9 (4.5) 4 (3)
 Axis I and II disorders 24 (12) 16 (13)
Only SUD diagnosis 52 (26) 32 (26)
Severity scores
 Injection use 105 (54) d 71 (60)e
 Duration of most problematic substance use, years 11.1 (±7.6) 11.6 (±7.6)f
 Time in treatment, days 57 (26) 58 (26)
 Suicidal attempts – lifetime prevalence 94 (49) g 60 (51)h
 Compulsory admission 65 (32) 51 (42)
 SCL-90-R GSI, mean (SD) 1.2 (±0.70)i 1.2 (±0.74)j
  1. Values represent the numbers of patients (%) or mean (±SD); in some cases, the total number of patients changed, as follows: aN = 117; b N = 198; cN = 121; dN = 195; eN = 119; fN = 117; gN = 191; hN = 117; iN = 197, jN = 120