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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants, n = 60

From: A novel brief treatment for methamphetamine use disorders in South Africa: a randomised feasibility trial

Variable Total sample (n = 60) Control (n = 30) IDMI (n = 3 0) p-value
Age (mean, sd) 31.0 (6.5) 30.8 (6.7) 31.1 (6.4) 0.99
Gender (n, %)
 Male 32 (53.3) 13 (43.3) 19 (63.3) 0.12
 Female 28 (46.7) 17 (56.7) 11 (36.7)  
Race (n, %)
 Black 5 (8.3) 4 (13.3) 1 (3.3) 0.51
 Coloured 53 (88.3) 25 (83.3) 28 (93.3)  
 White 2 (3.3) 1 (3.3) 1 (3.3)  
Relationship status (n, %)
 Single 53 (88.3) 27 (90.0) 26 (86.7) 0.99
  In relationship 7 (11.7) 3 (10.0) 4 (13.3)  
Education (n, %)
 Did not finish high school 29 (48.3) 10 (33.3) 19 (63.3) 0.02*
 Finished high school 31 (51.7) 20 (66.7) 11 (36.7)  
Employment (n, %)
 Unemployed 47 (78.3) 24 (80.0) 23 (76.7) 0.75
 Employed 13 (21.7) 6 (20.0) 7 (23.3)  
Age at first use (mean, sd) 21.0 (5.9) 21.0 (6.0) 21.1 (5.8) 0.85
Received previous treatment (n, %) 28 (46.7) 12 (40.0) 16 (53.3) 0.30