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Table 4 Quality of life as measured by WHOQOL-8 on entry in completers versus non-completers

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 valuea
N = 100 N = 51 N = 49
n % % %
WHOQOL-8 on entry
Overall perception of quality of life
 Very poor 12 12 5.9 18.4 0.131
 Poor 36 36 35.3 36.7  
 Neither poor nor good 31 31 39.2 22.4  
 Good/very good 21 21 19.6 22.4  
Overall perception of health
 Very dissatisfied 24 24 17.6 30.6 0.363
 Dissatisfied 40 40 43.1 36.7  
 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 24 24 23.5 24.5  
 Satisfied/very satisfied 12.0 12 15.7 8.2  
Enough energy for daily life
 Not at all 21 21 21.6 20.4 0.422
 A little 32 32 25.5 38.8  
 Moderately 29 29 35.3 22.4  
 Mostly 17 17 15.7 18.4  
 Completely 1 1 2.0 0.0  
Enough money for daily needs
 Not at all 20 20 15.7 24.5 0.260
 A little 37 37 39.2 34.7  
 Moderately 17 17 23.5 10.2  
 Mostly 21 21 15.7 26.5  
 Completely 5 5 5.9 4.1  
Daily living
 Very dissatisfied 21 21 15.7 26.5 0.251
 Dissatisfied 32 32 27.5 36.7  
 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 20 20 21.6 18.4  
 Satisfied 23 23 31.4 14.3  
 Very satisfied 4 4 3.9 4.1  
Self-satisfaction
 Very dissatisfied 25 25 23.5 26.5 0.556
 Dissatisfied 47 47 43.1 51.0  
 Nether satisfied nor dissatisfied 16 16 19.6 12.2  
 Satisfied 11 11 13.7 8.2  
 Very satisfied 1 1 0.0 2.0  
Relationships
 Very dissatisfied 21 21 11.8 30.6 0.044
 Dissatisfied 36 36 37.3 34.7  
 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 24 24 29.4 18.4  
 Satisfied 14 14 19.6 8.2  
 Very satisfied 5 5 2.0 8.2  
Living place
 Very dissatisfied 18 18 11.8 24.5 0.040
 Dissatisfied 23 23 25.5 20.4  
 Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 22 22 25.5 18.4  
 Satisfied 26 26 33.3 18.4  
 Very satisfied 11 11 3.9 18.4  
  1. WHOQOL-8 World Health Organisation Quality of Life 8 Questions
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