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Table 4 Subject characteristics: patients with and without relapse

From: Occipital event-related potentials to addiction-related stimuli in detoxified patients with alcohol dependence, and their association with three-month relapse

  Without relapse (n = 11) With relapse (n = 12) p =
Age y(std) 48.27 (8.67) 42.17 (7.60) .086 (ANOVA)
Handedness (n, right) 11/11 12/12 n.a.
Gender (n: f/m) 2/9 9/9 .545 (Chi2)
Nicotine dependency (n) 7 11 .131 (Chi2)
Fagerström Score mean (sd) 5.00 (4.17) 6.67 (3.37) .302(ANOVA)
School (n:without/low/mid/high*): 0,5,2,4 1,5,2,4 .811 (Chi2)
Preference drink (n:beer/wine/other) 6/3/2 10/1/1 .318 (Chi2)
Health-related problems (n) 14 (15.36) 9 (12.95) .445 (ANOVA)
Breath alcohol concentration in per mille (sd)** 0.47 (0.60) 1.36 (1.34) .055 (ANOVA)
AUDIT mean (sd) 20.82 (6.11) 24.92 (5.74) .174 (ANOVA)
OCDS-G Score mean (sd) 16.45 (8.65) 20.33 (5.74) .215 (ANOVA)
BDI mean (sd) 9.00 (7.43) 18.25 (6.45) .004* (ANOVA)
Barratt Impulsivity Scale total score mean (sd) 66.27 (4.92) 66.58 (3.80) .866 (ANOVA)
Previous detoxifications, mean (sd) 1.55 (1.51) 7.17 (8.91) .052 (ANOVA)
  1. *School education level: none = no formal school certificate, low = 9 to 10 years German basic school level “Hauptschule”, mid = 10 years German mid level “Realschule”, high = 12 to 13 years German high level “Gesamtschule” or “Gymnasium” **at start of hospitalization