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Table 1 Demographic information for the overall sample (N = 989)

From: Inequitable access to substance abuse treatment services in Cape Town, South Africa

Variable Cases Control Chi-square/t -test (p) Overall
Male 54.4% (236) 50.3% (279) 1.65 (0.20) 52.1% (515)
Female 45.6% (198) 49.7% (276)   47.9% (474)
Black/African 50.9% (221) 50.3% (279) 0.04 (0.84) 50.6% (500)
Coloured 49.1% (213) 49.7% (276)   49.4% (489)
Mean age in years(SD) 24.95 (4.81) 25.43 (5.98) 1.38 (0.17) 25.22 (5.51)
Mean education - grade (SD) 11.55 (1.57) 11.45 (1.52) -0.95 (0.34) 11.50 (1.54)
Total (N) 434 555 - 989