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Table 2 Self-reported problems in completers versus non-completers on entry

From: An evaluation of the maintenance to abstinence (MTA) program in achieving abstinence in opioid users and improving mental health and quality of life

  Total Completers Non-completers p value
N = 100 N = 51 N = 49
n % % %
General groupings of self-reported problems
 Any non-drug addictions 12 12.0 11.8 12.2 0.941
 Aggression 33 33.0 31.4 34.7 0.724
 Self-harm/suicidality 52 52.0 47.1 57.1 0.313
 Risk taking behaviours more than monthly 59 59.0 62.7 55.1 0.437
Recent self harm and suicidality (in the last 4 weeks)
 Thoughts of self-harm 40 39.6 33.3 46.9 0.165
 Thoughts of self-harm while intoxicated 8 7.9 9.8 6.3 0.716
 Suicidal thoughts 42 41.6 39.2 44.9 0.565
 Suicidal thoughts while intoxicated 11 10.9 17.6 4.2 0.033
 Self harm attempts 18 17.8 15.7 20.4 0.539
 Self harm attempts while intoxicated 3 3.0 2.0 4.2 0.610
 Suicide attempts 19 18.8 18.0 21.3 0.684
 Suicide attempts while intoxicated 5 5.0 5.9 4.2 1.000
Current self harm and suicidality on entry
 Current self harm behaviour 1 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.490
 Current suicide attempts 1 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.490
Antisocial behaviour
 Abusive language 32 31.7 31.4 32.7 0.891
 Abusive language while intoxicated 5 5.0 3.9 6.3 0.672
 Aggressive behaviour 8 7.9 5.9 10.2 0.483
 Aggressive behaviour while intoxicated 2 2.0 0.0 4.1 0.238
 Disciplinary action due to aggression behaviour 1 1.0 2.0 0.0 1.00
Frequency of sharing needles
 Monthly or more 9 9.0 11.8 10.2 0.574
 Less than monthly 17 17.0 21.6 12.2  
 Once 25 25.0 21.6 28.6  
 Never 49 49.0 47.1 51.0  
Frequency of unsafe sex (n = 100)
 Never 72 72.0 64.7 79.6 0.097
 Less than monthly/monthly/weekly or more 28 28.0 35.3 20.4  
  1. p value for Chi-squared test