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Table 3 Participants’ social characteristics and behaviors

From: Impact of a methadone maintenance therapy pilot in Vietnam and its role in a scaled-up response

Variables of interest Follow-up periods p value
0–3 months 4–6 months 7–9 months 10–12 months 13–18 months 19–24 months
(n = 930) (n = 900) (n = 871) (n = 852) (n = 802) (n = 751)
Percent of participants who were employed full-time and had stable monthly income (n)
 Hai Phong 35.0 47.4 49.0 54.4 51.6 52.8 0.000a
 HCMC 52.2 57.9 61.5 56.1 53.2 55.1 0.705a
 Total 43.8 52.7 55.2 55.3 52.4 53.9 0.002a
Percent of participants who reported having conflict within their family
 Hai Phong 2.0 3.8 2.8 2.3 0.7 0.8 0.005a
 HCMC 17.3 3.1 4.2 2.6 6.1 3.9 0.000a
 Total 9.8 3.4 3.4 2.5 3.4 2.3 0.000a
Percent of participants who reported having troubled relationships with family and community members
 Hai Phong 2.4 3.1 1.8 2.3 2.2 1.8 0.394a
 HCMC 9.7 9.8 5.3 5.9 6.1 4.4 0.001a
 Total 6.1 6.4 3.6 4.1 4.1 3.1 0.001a
  1. aTest for trend