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Table 3 Quality of life (SF-12) scores baseline and month 6 (n = 54)

From: Six-month retention and changes in quality of life and substance use from a low-threshold methadone maintenance therapy programme in Durban, South Africa

Characteristic Baseline (n = 50) 6 months (n = 34) p value
Median IQR Median IQR
Physical composite score 55.5 47.5–59.3 55.0 48.2–59.7 0.9153
Mental composite score 41.4 35–47.3 48.7 36.4–51.8 0.0254
SF-6d-R2 (Utility score) 0.657 0.63–0.738 0.681 0.618–0.797 0.1981