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Table 1 Demographic and substance abuse characteristics of participants

From: Preferences for methadone clinics among drug users in Vietnam: a comparison between public and private models

CharacteristicsPrivate facilityPublic facilityTotalp value
n%n%n%
Total19549.420050.6395100.0 
Education
 Under secondary school3316.93316.56616.70.94*
 Secondary school11860.511959.523760.0 
 Above secondary school4422.64824.09223.3 
Marital status
 Single3819.52914.56717.00.07*
 Live with partners/spouse15076.915477.030477.0 
 Divorced/widow73.6178.5246.1 
Occupation
 Unemployment136.72010.0338.40.06*
 Self-employed6332.37638.013935.2 
 Blue collar worker/farmer4523.14723.59223.3 
 Business115.6178.5287.1 
 Others6332.34020.010326.1 
Family financial condition
 Wealthy84.131.5112.80.10*
 Normal15278.014874.030076.0 
 Poor3518.04924.58421.3 
Quintile monthly family income
 Poorest3920.041.020.58020.30.89*
 Poor3719.045.022.58220.8 
 Middle4221.539.019.58120.5 
 Rich4322.139.019.58220.8 
 Richest3417.436.018.07017.7 
Ever injected drugs12162.113165.525263.80.48*
Alcohol drink11458.59748.521153.40.05*
Smoke16383.615778.532081.00.20*
Concurrent drug use157.784.0235.80.12*
 MedianIQRMedianIQRMedianIQRp value
Age3833–444134–483933–460.01#
Monthly family income (USD)344215–430301215–430344215–4300.50#
Age at onset of drug use2520–302521–312520–310.05#
MMT duration (years)21–532–631–50.02#
  1. *Chi-square test, #Mann-Whitney rank sum test