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Table 2 Alcohol and Tobacco use over time

From: Treating alcohol use disorder in the absence of specialized services – evaluation of the moving inpatient Treatment Camp approach in Uganda

  PRE
(n = 25)
FU1
(n = 24)
FU2
(n = 24)
Age tasting alcohol for the first time, mean (SD) 14.56 (6.12)   
Age when addiction was realized, mean (SD) 29.50 (10.90)   
Frequency of alcohol intake, N (%)
 never 5 (21) 3 (13)
 monthly or less 7 (29) 9 (38)
 2 to 4 times a month 1 (4) 6 (26)
 2 to 3 times a week 6 (24) 7 (29) 4 (17)
 4 or more times a week 19 (76) 4 (17) 2 (09)
Alcohol intake in standard drinks on a typical day with consumption, N (%)a
 1 or 2 8 (33)b 9 (38)c
 3 or 4 2 (8) 5 (21)
 5 or 6 3 (13) 4 (17)
 7 to 9 3 (12) 4 (17) 3 (13)
 10 or more 22 (88) 2 (8)
Classification according to risk level appropriate intervention, N (%)d
 Education (0–7) 12 (50) 16 (67)
 Advice (8–15) 1 (4) 5 (21) 6 (25)
 Advice, Counseling & Monitoring (16–19) 2 (8) 3 (13) 2 (8)
 Specialist Diagnostics & Treatment (20–40) 22 (88) 4 (17)
Tobacco consumption in cigarettes on a typical day with consumption, mean (SD) 6.85 (4.19)e 2.21 (1.56)f 2.75 (1.06)g
  1. Note. a One standard drink is defined as a drink containing 13 g of pure ethanol, e.g. 1 bottle of beer at 330 ml and 5%. b 5 abstinent participants. c 3 abstinent participants. d classifications follow the recommendations of the AUDIT manual, AUDIT scores in brackets. e n = 13 indicated smoking. f n = 12, two abstinent participants. g n = 12, no abstinent participants