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Table 6 Factors associated with methadone-drug interactions (MDIs) among the co-medication subpopulation in the MMTP (128 patients)

From: Survey of methadone-drug interactions among patients of methadone maintenance treatment program in Taiwan

Characteristics Adjusted OR (95% CI) P-value
Age 0.94 (0.88 ~ 0.99) 0.07
Sex   
   Female 1.00 -
   Male 4.88 (1.25 ~ 20.17) 0.02*
Marital status   
   Married or living with partner 1.00 -
   Divorced/widowed 2.24 (0.71 ~ 7.94) 0.19
Current illicit drug use   
   Heroin (yes vs. no) 0.38 (0.15 ~ 0.94) 0.04*
Number of comedications per MMTP participation monthsa 1.41 (1.17 ~ 1.79) 0.002*
  1. Stepwise logistic regression analysis was performed to identify associations of predictive variables
  2. aThe number of comedications per MMTP participation months: MMT participation period for each patient divided by the total number of comedications
  3. OR = odds ratio.
  4. *: < 0.05; **: < 0.0001