Table 2

Duration of intervals between treatment episodes and associated characteristics at treatment interruption, 2001–2008
Total N Number of events* Percentile 75 (days) Out of treatment at 1 year % Out of treatment at 3 years % Out of treatment at 5 years % P-value
All 1581 618 478 79 62 57
Sex
Male 1118 445 455 79 62 56 0.395
Female 461 173 505 80 64 59
Age
≤30 years 591 235 432 79 63 56 0.886
>30 years 986 382 491 79 63 58
Living conditions
Fixed abode 482 178 612 82 65 58 0.996
Without fixed abode 30 12 501 87 62 57
Institution/Prison 149 53 496 78 65 60
Full-time job
No 1425 572 448 77 61 56 0.011
Yes 154 46 806 82 72 66
Social insurance
No 1460 582 466 77 62 57 0.071
Yes 119 36 547 71 72 65
Social aid
No 1377 533 474 79 63 57 0.674
Yes 202 85 496 79 59 67
Good social condition
No 1388 567 442 77 60 56 <0.001
Yes 193 51 1215 89 77 71
Good psychological condition
No 1350 547 442 77 60 54 0.003
Yes 231 71 960 84 75 64
Good physical condition
No 1205 500 433 77 60 53 <0.001
Yes 376 118 794 83 71 64
Hepatitis C status
Negative or Unknown 1316 510 488 79 63 57 0.753
Positive 263 108 445 72 60 57
HIV Status
Negative or Unknown 1530 597 484 79 62 57 0.519
Positive 49 21 395 72 60 57
Currently injecting
No 1470 572 480 79 63 57 0.767
Yes 111 46 433 79 61 57
Reason for stopping treatment
Drop-out 488 217 391 75 58 48 <0.001
Methadone withdrawal 407 125 826 85 71 63
Other reason 686 276 410 77 61 55
Daily methadone dosage
0.1 to 30 mg 548 165 945 85 73 65 <0.001
31 to 50 mg 272 124 390 77 58 48
51 to 75 mg 204 101 289 72 53 45
>75 mg 266 120 312 72 55 49

* An event is defined by re-entry to treatment, i.e.having a new document of entry to treatment.

Huissoud et al.

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

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