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Table 2 Comparison of the study sample and other treatment admissions during the same period

From: Time-course of the DSM-5 cannabis withdrawal symptoms in poly-substance abusers

  Sample   Other admissions during 2010-2011   Statistic
N 90   2313   Pearson χ2
Female gender 21%   26%   1.01
  Mean SD Mean SD Cohen’s d
Age 29.0 7.4 31.0 8.7 -0.23
ASI composite scores N = 621   N = 2096   
Drug 0.43 0.20 0.42 0.19 0.05
Alcohol 0.30 0.34 0.23 0.31 0.23
Legal 0.25 0.24 0.22 0.25 0.12
Employment 0.20 0.29 0.12 0.25 *0.32
Financial support 0.86 0.32 0.87 0.29 -0.03
Family 0.36 0.31 0.30 0.30 0.20
Social 0.24 0.27 0.23 0.27 0.04
Psychiatric 0.43 0.28 0.47 0.26 -0.15
Medical 0.36 0.37 0.36 0.38 0.00
  1. Notes: * p < 0.05.
  2. 1Of the 90 patients, 28 had not completed the Addiction Severity Index during their treatment.