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Table 1 Estimated drug treatment coverage rates (percent in treatment) among injection drug users in 90 large US MSAs, 1993-2002

From: Persistence of low drug treatment coverage for injection drug users in large US metropolitan areas

  Mean Standard Deviation Median Interquartile Range Minimum Maximum
Treatment Coverage       
1993 6.72 3.67 6.00 4.00, 9.00 1.00 16.00
1995 6.69 4.18 5.67 3.51, 9.51 0.86 20.68
1996 6.65 4.04 5.03 3.42, 9.62 0.88 18.14
1997 6.35 4.10 5.41 3.32, 9.04 0.09 20.73
1998 7.73 5.28 6.54 3.64, 11.04 0.00 26.20
2000 7.34 4.49 6.23 3.81, 9.84 0.43 23.78
2002 8.27 4.28 8.00 5.00, 11.00 1.00 21.00
Change††† 1.58 3.43 1.37 -0.57, 3.08 -9.44 10.65
  1. NOTE: All values are percentages
  2. ††† from 1993-2002 as predicted by linear regression model
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