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Table 1 Primary care users with intermediate-risk in the AUDIT, randomized to the study (n = 342)

From: A Health Technician-delivered Brief Intervention linked to AUDIT for reduction of alcohol use in Chilean primary care: a randomized controlled trial

  Brief Intervention + leaflet (n = 174) Leaflet (n = 168) p value
% Male (n) 55.7 (97) 58.3 (98) 0.71
Age, mean (SD) 28.8 (9.2) 29.5 (8.2) 0.49
% Married (n) 44 (25.3) 59 (33.9) 0.12
% Employed 65.5 (114) 60.3 (105) 0.28
Educational level % (n)
 Incomplete basic 9.7 (17) 14.3 (24) 0.73
 Basic 62.1 (108) 57.8 (97)
 Technical or university 27.6 (48) 27.9 (47)
Mental health medications in the last three months % (n)
 At-entry scores (\(\mu \), SD) 14 (24) 21 (35) 0.1
 AUDIT 10.4 (2) 10.6 (2.2) 0.4
 AUDIT-C 6.1 (1.5) 5.9 (2) 0.51
  1. \(\mu , {\text{mean}}.\) SD, standard deviation. AUDIT: Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test. AUDIT-C: three first items from the AUDIT