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Table 3 Sources of Encouragement or Pressure to Enter Treatment

From: Substance abuse treatment client experience in an employed population: results of a client survey

  Weighted percent (standard error)
Received Encouragement/Pressure to Enter Treatment From: Total Prior treatment users First-time treatment users
Family or friends 51. 6 (4.2) 51.2 (6.5) 52.0 (5.5)
Physician or other health care provider 24.4 (3.6) 25.1 (5.6) 23.9 (4.7)
Employer or supervisor 13.3 (2.8) 10.7 (3.9) 15.2 (4.0)
Coworker 10.7 (2.6) 13.1 (4.4) 9.0 (3.1)
EAP counselor (if initial service was not EAP) n = 114 5.7 (2.1) 7.0 (3.8) 4.9 (2.4)
None of the above 33.5 (4.0) 35.3 (6.1) 32.1 (5.2)
Total (row) 100.0 42.0 (4.2) 58.0 (4.2)
  1. All comparisons based on prior use of treatment are not statistically significant at p < .05. Chi-square tests used for all comparisons except EAP counselor for which logistic regression was used due to small expected cell sizes.