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TableĀ 2 Outcome variables and assessment points

From: Examining multi-session brief intervention for substance use in primary care: research methods of a randomized controlled trial

Variable Purpose Instrument Assessment points
Drug and alcohol problems Screen, randomize AUDIT, DAST-10 Screening
Intervention and treatment engagement Hypothesis 1 NSMOS, patient charts Baseline, 3-, 6-, 9-, 12-months
Drug use and severity Hypothesis 2 ASI, urinalysis, MINI Baseline, 3-, 6-, 9-, 12-months
Medical and psychosocial functioning and HIV risk Hypothesis 3 ASI, HIV-RA, chronic conditions Questionnaire, healthy days Baseline, 3-, 6-, 9-, 12-months
Readiness to change and personal stress Covariates Personal rules, PSS-4 Baseline, 3-, 6-, 9-, 12-months
Patient satisfaction Evaluation Client satisfaction form 3-months