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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the patients

From: Single high-dose buprenorphine for opioid craving during withdrawal

Group 32 mg
n = 30 (33.33%)
64 mg
n = 30 (33.33%)
96 mg
n = 30 (33.33%)
Total
n = 90 (100%)
Chi-square F df p valuea
Age (years)b “M (SD).” 34.20 ± 7.30 32.83 ± 8.16 31.53 ± 5.035 32.85 ± 6.97   1.10 2 0.337
Drug abuse (years)b “M (SD).” 9.75 ± 5.86 9.43 ± 6.52 10.50 ± 6.29 9.89 ± 6.17   0.232 2 0.794
Jobc
n (%)”
Unemployed 12 (40) 19 (63.3) 14 (40) 43 (47.8) 8.719   6 0.190
Employed 2 (6.7) 3 (10.0) 2 (6.7) 7 (7.8)
Self-employed 16 (53.3) 7 (23.3) 16 (53.3) 39 (43.3)
Educationc
n (%)”
Unable to read/write 1 (3.3) 1 (3.3) 0 (0) 2 (2.2) 4.918   8 0.766
Primary school 11 (36.7) 8 (26.7) 10 (33.3) 29 (32.2)
High school 12 (40) 17 (56.7) 15 (50) 44 (48.9)
University education 6 (20) 4 (13.3) 4 (13.3) 14 (15.6)
Marital statusc
n (%)”
Married 15 (50) 21 (70) 14 (46.7) 50 (55.6) 3.870   2 0.144
Single 15 (50) 9 (30) 16 (53.3) 40 (44.4)
  1. aThe three groups were compared by ANOVA (continuous measurement variables) and chi-square analysis (categorical data)
  2. bNumbers tabulated indicate means ± standard deviation (SD)
  3. cNumbers tabulated indicate how many participants were in each category