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Table 3 Table showing differences of mean ASI total score with characteristics of the respondents

From: Factors affecting addiction severity index (ASI) among clients enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) program in Myanmar

Demographic characters Sub groups Number (n) Mean ASI total score p value
Age Younger and equal 35 years 129 88 0.0247**
Older than 35 years 81 80
BMI (body mass index) Less than mean BMI (20.5) 122 88 0.2183
More than mean BMI 84 80
Antiretrovials (ART) No 142 84 0.6534
On treatment 68 87
Education Up to primary 48 85 0.9893
More than primary 162 85
Job status Unemployed 24 80 0.0000 ***
Employed 183 118
Current peer/ outreach worker No 181 87 0.0556
Peer/outreach 29 70
Marital status Currently married 84 70 0.0000***
Single/separated 123 95
Income Low 131 97 0.0000***
High 78 65
Current marital status satisfaction Not satisfied 20 108 0.0098**
Satisfied 190 82
WHO Quality of life (QOL) total score Low 88 98 0.0002***
High 121 75
Physical QOL score Low 53 99 0.0062 **
High 156 80
Psychological QOL score Low 41 90 0.3739
High 168 83
Social QOL score Low 71 93 0.0584
High 138 81
Environmental QOL score Low 54 98 0.0111 **
High 155 80
Current leisure status satisfaction Not satisfied 30 106 0.0032**
Satisfied 180 81
Current leisure status with family Not satisfied 120 97 0.0000***
Satisfied 90 68
Current leisure status with friend Not satisfied 135 79 0.0200**
Satisfied 75 94
Current leisure status alone Not satisfied 160 80 0.0059**
Satisfied 50 99
Infection history
HIV status (No vs Yes) Not infected 126 82 0.4194
Infected 74 87
Hepatitis C status Not infected 77 78 0.0162**
Infected 71 95
Hepatitis B status Not infected 166 83 0.4711
Infected 15 94
Tuberculosis treatment history No history 147 87 0.2669
Treated history 54 79
Sexually transmitted infection history No history 164 84 0.7533
Infected history 45 87
Abuse encountered within 30 days Not experienced 183 83 0.3155
Experienced 26 93
Psychological abuse Not experienced 184 83 0.3703
Experienced 22 92
Physical abuse Not experienced 204 85  
Experienced 1 93
Sexual abuse Not experienced 205 84  
Experienced 1 62
Methadone services
Methadone dose categories Less than and equal 80 mg 132 87 0.4118
More than 80 mg 76 82
Methadone duration Less than and equal 2.4 year 120 85 0.8608
More than 2.4 year 89 84
Methadone treat frequency First time treatment 173 84 0.5357
More than one time 35 89  
Dose less than and equal 80 mg First time treatment 109 86 0.7544
More than one time 22 89  
More than 80 mg First time treatment 63 80 0.5339
More than one time 13 88  
Duration less than and equal 2.4 years First time treatment 95 85  
More than one time 24 82 0.7389
More than 2.4 years First time treatment 78 82 0.1795
More than one time 11 102  
  1. Independent t-test p value: **significance < 0.05, ***significance < 0.001