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Table 2 Group comparisons of the changes in heroin dependence, harm caused by heroin use and current heroin use: mixed-model analysis

From: Comparison of outcomes after 3-month methadone maintenance treatment between heroin users with and without HIV infection: a 3-month follow-up study

  Severity of heroin dependence Severity of harm caused by heroin use Current heroin use
  Coefficient p Coefficient p OR (95% CI of OR) p
HIV positive serostatus −0.371 .613 −2.531 .061 1.430 (0.517-3.952) .489
Sex: male −0.931 .221 0.225 .870 1.163 (0.431-3.134) .765
Age −0.01 .786 −0.181 .004 0.985 (0.947-1.025) .468
Education level −0.058 .625 −0.199 .307 1.090 (0.966-1.231) .161
Attending rate −5.050 .002 −2.120 .460 0.034 (0.002-0.428) .013
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, OR odds ratio.