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Table 2 Retention in the program

From: Retention and outcomes for clients attending a methadone clinic in a resource-constrained setting: a mixed methods prospective cohort study in Imphal, Northeast India

  Number Percent
6 weeks   
 Retained 71 95.9
 Dropped out (cumulative total) 3 4.1
 Total 74 100.0
6 months   
 Retained 52 70.3
 Dropped outa (cumulative total) 22 29.7
 Total 74 100.0
12 months   
 Retained 50 67.6
 Dropped outa (cumulative total) 24 32.5
 Total 74 100.0
  1. We were able to obtain follow-up data from some clients who had dropped out at 6 weeks (n = 2), 6 months (n = 10) and 12 months (n = 7)
  2. aIncludes three deaths of people who had already dropped out of the program; two by 6 months and an additional one between 6 and 12 months