Table 1

Treatment duration and associated characteristics at entry, 2001-2008
Total N Number of events* Median (days) In treatment at 1 year % In treatment at 3 years % In treatment at 5 years % P-value
All 1666 982 898 69 45 34
Had a previous treatment
Yes 1314 765 982 71 50 37 0.001
No 352 217 643 63 36 27
Sex
Male 1190 711 868 69 42 32 0.088
Female 476 271 1039 73 50 38
Age
≤30 years 700 454 718 64 41 28 < 0.001
>30 years 965 527 1037 72 50 40
Living conditions
Fixed abode 1282 715 1091 74 50 36 <0.001
Without fixed abode 160 110 377 50 27 25
Institution/Prison 189 138 434 52 27 23
Full-time job
No 1260 741 876 70 48 32 0.925
Yes 406 241 957 72 48 37
Social insurance
No 1435 858 889 68 43 33 0.093
Yes 231 124 1117 74 51 39
Social aid
No 1199 711 888 71 43 34 0.661
Yes 467 271 916 71 43 36
Good social condition
No 1241 741 868 71 43 34 0.263
Yes 425 241 1078 71 51 39
Good psychological condition
No 1239 741 888 71 43 34 0.26
Yes 427 241 960 71 47 39
Good physical condition
No 751 456 887 71 43 34 0.726
Yes 915 526 916 71 43 34
Hepatitis C status
Negative or Unknown 1132 660 909 72 46 32 0.69
Positive 534 322 869 68 44 36
HIV status
Negative or Unknown 1562 918 909 70 50 32 0.852
Positive 104 64 779 71 42 38
Currently injecting
No 1065 602 946 72 41 35 0.089
Yes 601 380 792 63 48 35
Number of methadone deliveries per week
1 to 4 454 236 1061 75 49 37 0.009
>4 1060 646 842 67 43 32
Daily methadone dosage
0.1 to 30 mg 450 260 842 68 40 29 0.407
31 to 50 mg 507 297 1057 72 48 34
51 to 75 mg 335 191 869 70 46 38
>75 mg 318 192 918 68 44 34

* An event is defined by the interruption of treatment, i.e. having an “end of treatment” document.

Huissoud et al.

Huissoud et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:238   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-238

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