Table 2

A comparison of our results to the results published by the official MATCH study group shows correlations between number of treatment sessions attended and drinking outcome.

Percent Days Abstinent


Our results

Published MATCH results


Month

CBT*

MET

TSF

CBT

MET

TSF


6

.2556

.0269

.2678

.26

.03

.27

9

.1743

.0135

.2666

.17

.01

.27

12

.1685

.0011

.2657

.17

.00

.27

15

.1111

.0583

.2162

.11

.06

.22

Drinks per drinking day


Month

CBT

MET

TSF

CBT

MET

TSF


6

-.2281

-.0969

-.2832

-.22

-.10

-.28

9

-.2112

-.0856

-.2875

-.21

-.09

-.29

12

-.1372

-.0425

-.3028

-.14

-.04

-.30

15

-.1257

-.0795

-.2073

-.13

-.08

-.21


* CBT = Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

MET = Motivational Enhancement Therapy

TSF = Twelve Step Facilitation Therapy

Cutler and Fishbain BMC Public Health 2005 5:75   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-5-75

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