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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Screening and Validation Samples.

From: Brief screening for co-occurring disorders among women entering substance abuse treatment

  Screening Sample (N = 286) Validation Sample (N = 88) P-value
Age (mean, sd) 36.3 (8.1) 34.8 (7.7) 0.114
Race (n, %)    <0.001
   Hispanic 73 (26) 42(48)  
   White, non Hispanic 94 (33) 14 (16)  
   Black/African American, nonHispanic 99 (35) 29 (33)  
   Other/Multi Race, non Hispanic 20 (7) 3 (3)  
Substance Abuse Treatment Modality    <0.001
   Methadone 164 (57) 9 (11)  
   Residential 48 (17) 55 (65)  
   Outpatient drug-free 74 (26) 21 (25)  
Couldn't afford rent in past 2 years 146 (53) 52(60) 0.243
Couldn't obtain food in last year 105 (38) 40 (45) 0.199
Have children 247 (88) 81 (95) 0.043
  1. Note: Validation sample size for Treatment modality was n = 85, for rent, n = 86, for children, n = 85. P-values for age, 2-sided Student's t-test and for remaining characteristics, Pearson Chi Square test. Statistical tests and degrees of freedom (df) are: Age, t-test = 1.58, df = 372; Race/ethnicity, Chi Square = 18.95 df = 3; Substance abuse modality, Chi Square 84.96, 2 df; Rent; Food; Children, Chi Square respectively = 1.36; 1.65; 4.08; df = 1.