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Table 3 Outcome variables and comparison between completers and dropouts

From: Dropout among patients in qualified alcohol detoxification treatment: the effect of treatment motivation is moderated by Trauma Load

  Total (55) Completers (25) Dropouts (30) Test statistic (p)
THQ-Sum 7.20 (4.38) 5.68 (3.84) 8.47 (4.46) 2.4552 (.017)
Age upon experiencing first trauma1 15.23 (9.28) 16.09 (9.14) 14.57 (9.48) -.5883 (.559)
Precontemplation 6.01 (2.16) 5.80 (2.24) 6.20 (2.11) .6822 (.498)
Contemplation 15.49 (3.05) 16.12 (2.99) 14.97 (3.06) −1.4072 (.165)
Action 14.85 (3.20) 14.76 (3.59) 14.93 (2.90) .1982 (.844)
Maintenance 13.22 (3.52) 14.24 (3.14) 12.37 (3.64) −2.0202 (.048)
Readiness to Change 37.55 (8.67) 39.32 (8.36) 36.07 (8.79) −1.3972 (.168)
  1. 1 Missing data: N = 54, 30 dropouts, 23 completers.
  2. 2 t-test, df 53.
  3. 3 t-test, df 52.
  4. We report mean (SD) and p values.