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Table 3 Past 6 month treatment services, emergency department visits and hospitalizations at baseline and follow-up by treatment group

From: Integrated stepped alcohol treatment for patients with HIV and at-risk alcohol use: a randomized trial

  Integrated stepped alcohol treatment (N = 47) Treatment as usual (N = 46) p value
Any outpatient alcohol treatmenta, b
 Baseline 0 (0) 0 (0) NA
 Week 24 16 (34.0) 12 (26.1) 0.40
 Week 52 9 (19.2) 12 (26.1) 0.42
Any inpatient alcohol treatmenta, b
 Baseline 0 (0) 2 (4.4) 0.24
 Week 24 0 (0) 1 (2.2) 0.49
 Week 52 0 (0) 2 (4.4) 0.24
Emergency department visitsb
 Baseline 6 (12.8) 12 (26.1) 0.10
 Week 24 12 (25.5) 13 (28.3) 0.77
 Week 52 11 (23.4) 15 (32.6) 0.32
Hospitalizationb
 Baseline 2 (4.3) 7 (15.2) 0.09
 Week 24 6 (12.8) 8 (17.4) 0.53
 Week 52 9 (19.2) 9 (19.6) 0.96
  1. aBased on presence of an alcohol or drug related ICD-9 or ICD-10 code at any time and, for outpatient services, if they had a SUD clinic stop code or CPT code; for inpatient services, included if they had a SUD bed section stop code or ICD-9 or ICD-10 procedure code
  2. bAssessed using VA electronic medical record data and during the 180 day period prior to baseline, week 24, and week 52, respectively