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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (N  =  518)

From: Perceived family cohesion, social support, and quality of life in patients undergoing treatment for substance use disorders compared with patients with mental and physical disorders

Variables PD N  =  195 MD N  =  194 SUD N  =  129 Total N  =  518
Age, years, mean (SD) 42 (7) 35 (9) 35 (8) 38 (8)
Gender, women, N (%) 143 (73) 162 (84) 53 (41) 358 (69)
Educational level, N (%)
 Primary education 20 (10) 30 (16) 52 (40)  
 High school 69 (35) 97 (50) 55 (43) 221 (43)
 College/university 106 (54) 67 (35) 22 (17) 195 (38)
Work or studyinga, N (%) 117 (60) 79 (41) 52 (40) 248 (48)
Incomeb, mean (SD) 930 (1064) 599 (626) 383 (243) 670 (796)
Treatment duration, months, median (IQR) 8 (4–36) 16 (5–48) 19 (6–41) 13 (5–42)
  1. PD physical disorders group; MD mental disorders group; SUD substance use disorder group; SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range
  2. aProportion with at least some work/school occupation
  3. bIncome in 1.000 Norwegian currency; kroner (NOK)