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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study participants

From: Outcomes of an integrated care pathway for concurrent major depressive and alcohol use disorders: a multisite prospective cohort study

Characteristic AHCa (n = 169) CHb (n = 49) FHTc (n = 27) Test statistic All subjects (n = 246)
Sex, %
 Men 63.3% 51.0% 44.4% χ2 = 4.94, df = 2, p = 0.08 58.8%
 Women 36.7% 49.0% 55.6%   41.2%
Age, mean (SD) 45.42 (11.37) 46.80 (13.83) 44.63 (11.75) F = 0.364, df = 2, p = 0.695 45.61 (11.75)
Smokers, % 51.8% 61.2% 40.7% χ2 = 3.02, df = 2, p = 0.22 52.4%
Cannabis usersd, % 70.6% 77.6% 59.3% χ2 = 2.81, df = 2, p = 0.25 70.7%
AUD history, years, mean (SD) 14.29 (11.65) 15.56 (12.60) 16.52 (12.88) F = 0.47, df = 2, p = 0.625 14.85 (11.99)
Drinking patterns:
 SD/w, mean (SD) 37.28 (37.27) 20.96 (26.34) 41.78 (26.86) F = 4.271, df = 2, p = 0.015 34.37 (35.13)
 SD/d, mean (SD) 6.59 (5.38) 4.31 (4.46) 7.89 (3.43) F = 4.509, df = 2, p = 0.012 6.24 (5.16)
 HDD/w, mean (SD) 3.68 (3.13) 2.60 (2.95) 4.06 (2.57) F = 2.481, df = 2, p = 0.086 3.50 (3.07)
 DD/w, mean (SD) 4.11 (2.99) 3.14 (2.92) 5.11 (2.25) F = 3.325, df = 2, p = 0.038 4.00 (2.96)
PACS, mean (SD) 17.73 (8.95) 16.90 (7.10) 21.07 (5.86) F = 2.363, df = 2, p = 0.096 17.94 (8.35)
MDD history, years, mean (SD) 13.47 (11.37) 9.71 (8.51) 11.53 (9.66) F = 1.22, df = 2, p = 0.299 12.39 (10.61)
QIDS, mean (SD) 15.03 (5.23) 14.39 (5.07) 16.41 (4.22) F = 1.185, df = 2, p = 0.307 15.02 (5.12)
  1. aAHC Academic health centre
  2. bCH Community hospital
  3. cFHT Family Health Team
  4. dCannabis users were defined as those who used cannabis at least once in the past year