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Table 3 Comparison of ASSIST specific substance scores according to the presence or absence of MINI Plus current or life-time diagnoses of abuse or dependence

From: Validation of the French version of the alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test (ASSIST) in the elderly

Mean ASSIST scores by substance type mean (SD), n Does subject meet MINI Plus criteria for current or lifetime diagnosis of abuse or dependence for a specific substance? T-value (p- value)
Diagnosis present: Diagnosis absent:
Tobacco na na na
Alcohol 10 (8.5), 19 2.2 (2.6), 81 -3.9 (p = 0.001)
Cannabis 0 (na), 1 0 (0), 99 na
Cocaine na, 0 0 (0), 100 na
ATS na, 0 0 (0), 100 na
Inhalants na, 0 0 (0), 100 na
Sedatives na, 0 0.2 (1.1), 100 na
Hallucinogens na, 0 na, 100 na
Opioids 0 (na), 1 0 (0), 99 na
  1. na: sample size too small to allow comparison or information not available from questionnaire.