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Table 4 Association between socio-demographic variables and DUSI-R domains

From: Psychosocial problems among individuals with substance use disorders in drug rehabilitation centers, Nepal

Demographic variables Psychosocial problems (mean scores)
  SU BP PD SC FS SP WA PR Overall
Age
  < 20 years (n = 31) 71.39 70.32 60.80 63.59 60.59 69.46 (n = 28) 63.75 (n = 8) 77.88 67.44
 20–39 years (n = 140) 77.66 67.10 58.92. 62.24 47.34 62.77 (n = 74) 49.23 (n = 105) 66.73 61.90
  ≥ 40 years (n = 33) 67.07 48.18 44.24 55.19 40.69 - 30.00 (n = 31) 42.42 47.56
a p value 0.022* <.001* 0.003* 0.227 0.002* 0.239 0.001* <.001* <.001*
Sex
 Male (n = 185) 74.66 63.70 55.70 60.77 47.60 63.26 (n = 92) 45.39 (n = 128) 64.16 59.71
 Female (n = 19) 78.24 72.63 67.89 66.54 54.88 77.00 (n = 10) 50.00 (n = 16) 67.66 67.34
b p value 0.490 0.130 0.030* 0.291 0.203 0.106 0.563 0.561 0.104
Education
  ≤ Secondary level (n = 93) 74.55 64.40 58.22 64.05 53.84 68.37 (n = 37) 43.18 (n = 66) 63.82 61.66
  > Secondary level (n = 111) 75.37 64.63 55.67 59.00 43.62 62.46 (n = 65) 48.20 (n = 78) 65.05 59.38
   b p value 0.785 0.947 0.439 0.113 0.002* 0.263 0.317 0.726 0.407
Occupation
 Economically Active (n = 84) 72.14 54.58 48.33 56.29 41.92 56.33 (n = 15) 38.31 (n = 77) 53.06 52.46
 Economically Inactive (n = 120) 77.00 71.50 62.79 64.82 52.73 66.03 (n = 87) 54.62 (n = 67) 72.50 65.99
b p value 0.112 <.001* <.001* 0.008* 0.001* 0.175 0.001* <.001* <.001*
  1. Higher score indicates higher psychosocial problems, min.: 0, max.: 100
  2. SU Substance Use, BP Behavior Pattern, PD Psychiatric Disorder, SC Social Competence, FS Family System, SP School Performance, WA Work Adjustment, PR Peer Relationship
  3. aANOVA test, bt-test *p significant at ≤ 0.05 level of significance