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Table 1 Pre-treatment individual characteristics of participants who completed the 3-month assessment (n = 86) and the 12-month assessment (n = 38)

From: Opiate agonist treatment to improve health of individuals with opioid use disorder in Lebanon

  3 months 12 months
Age, years n = 86 n = 38
 18–25 32 (37.2%) 15 (39.5%)
 26–30 25 (29.1%) 11 (28.9%)
 31–35 20 (23.3%) 9 (23.7%)
 36+ 9 (10.5%) 3 (7.9%)
Educational level n = 84 n = 37
 Illiterate 19 (22.6%) 5 (13.5%)
 School 44 (52.4%) 19 (51.4%)
 University 21 (25.0%) 13 (35.1%)
Average household income, $ n = 77 n = 34
 Low (< 1000) 43 (50.0%) 20 (52.6%)
 Middle (1000–2500) 25 (29.1%) 11 (28.9%)
 High (2500+) 9 (10.5%) 3 (7.9%)
Marital status n = 86 n = 38
 Never married 60 (69.8%) 24 (63.2%)
 Ever married 26 (30.2%) 14 (36.8%)
Number of times arrested n = 86 n = 38
 None 24 (27.9%) 10 (26.3%)
 1 20 (23.3%) 11 (28.9%)
 ≥ 2 42 (48.8%) 17 (44.7%)
Longest duration of detainment, days n = 86 n = 38
 0 23 (26.7%) 10 (26.3%)
 1–30 21 (24.4%) 12 (31.6%)
 ≥ 1 month 42 (48.8%) 16 (42.1%)
Substance concern n = 86 n = 38
 Heroine 76 (89.4%) 36 (94.7%)
 Cocaine 10 (11.6%) 6 (15.8%)
 Cannabis 15 (17.4%) 7 (18.4%)