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Table 1 Characteristics of study population: VA primary care patients enrolled in the CHOICE trial (n = 304)

From: Comparison of DSM-IV and DSM-5 criteria for alcohol use disorders in VA primary care patients with frequent heavy drinking enrolled in a trial

  n (%)
Female 29 (9.5)
Age categories   
 21–34 54 (17.8)
 35–49 65 (21.4)
 50–64 131 (43.1)
 65+ 54 (17.8)
Patient-reported race   
 Native American 25 (8.2)
 Asian 2 (0.7)
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5 (1.6)
 Black 39 (12.8)
 White 206 (67.8)
 Multiracial 22 (7.2)
 Other 5 (1.6)
 Hispanic/Latino 21 (6.9)
Marital status   
 Never married 56 (18.4)
 Married/partnered 136 (44.7)
 Separated 13 (4.3)
 Divorced 91 (29.9)
 Widowed 7 (2.3)
 Refused/unknown 1 (0.3)
Education   
 High school/GED or less 65 (21.4)
 Some college/tech school 170 (55.9)
 College or post graduate 69 (22.7)
Income   
 <$15,000 49 (16.1)
 $15,000-59,999 158 (52.0)
 ≥$60,000 95 (31.3)
 Refused/Unknown 2 (0.7)
Smokes tobacco currently 134 (44.1)
Depression screen positive (PHQ-9 ≥ 10) 138 (45.4)
Generalized anxiety screen positive (GAD-7 ≥ 10) 92 (30.3)
PTSD screen positive (PCL-C ≥ 50)a 91 (30.3)
DSM-IV panic disorder– current (MINI) 29 (9.5)
DSM-IV drug use disorders past year (MINI) 57 (18.8)
  1. aFour patients did not complete the PCL