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Table 1 Characteristics of study respondents (N = 140)

From: Predicting patient post-detoxification engagement in 12-step groups with an extended version of the theory of planned behavior

Characteristic N (%) or Mean (SD)
Age, years 41 (14)
Female 45 (32)
Proportion native Norwegians or European origin 134 (96)
Education, years 11.2 (2.3)
Relationship, proportion of singles 66 (47)
Main diagnosis (ICD-10)  
 (1) Alcohol dependence (N = 48) or harmful alcohol use (N = 6) 54 (39)
 (2) Both alcohol and drug dependence 26 (19)
 (3) Drug dependence 60 (43)
Years of problematic usea of the major drugs of abuse 11.4 (9.0)
Injection use in the last 6 months 40 (29)
Earlier SUD treatment (prior to current detoxification) 108 (77)
Ever participated in TSGs before 67 (48)
  1. a Problematic use, as defined in EuropASI, was the consumption of 5 or more standard drinks at least 3 times weekly, or binge drinking on 2 consecutive days to a level that affected daily functioning. For drug use, only frequency was needed; 3 times weekly or 2 consecutive days