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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies

From: Effectiveness of early interventions for substance-using adolescents: findings from a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study ID Setting and Country Type of Intervention Gender breakdown (%) Age (Mean, SD)
1. Grenard et al., 2007 [27] Alternative high school campuses, Los Angeles, USA Individual Motivational Interviewing (1 session of 25 minutes) 67% Male, 33% Female 16.1 (0.9)
2. Friedman et al., 2002 [28] Residential Facility for court adjudicated adolescent males, Philadelphia, USA Botvin Life Skills Training (20 sessions), Prothrow/Stith Anti-Violence model (20 sessions), Values Clarification procedure-20 sessions: (55 minutes each) 100% Male 15.5 (1.1)
3. Stein et al., 2006 [29] Northwest juvenile correctional facility, USA Motivational Interviewing (60 minute , 90 minute booster) 89.5% Male, 10.5% Female 17.09 (1.06)
4. Bailey et al., 2004 [33] Youth Centre, New South Wales, Australia Brief Motivational Interviewing group intervention (4 sessions-first session 40 minutes, remaining sessions 30 minutes) 50% Male, 50% Female 15.44 (1.80)
5. Peterson et al., 2006 [34] Homeless adolescents-drop in centres, street intercepts. Seattle, Washington, USA Brief Motivational Enhancement (1 session of approximately 30 minutes) 54.7% Male, 45.3 Female 17.4 (1.54)
6. Winters et al., in press [26] Urban Public High School, Minnesota, USA Teen Intervene-Brief Motivational Interviewing (2 sessions with adolescent of 60 minutes, 1 session of 60 minutes with parent) 51.5% Male, 48.5% Female 16.1 (n/a)
7. Walton et al., 2010 [31] Emergency Department, Michigan, USA SafERteens therapist vs computer brief intervention (1 session of 35 minutes) 43.5% Male, 56.5% Female 16.8 (1.3)
8. Spirito et al. , 2004 [30] Northeast Emergency Department, USA Brief Motivational Interviewing (1 session of 35–45 minutes) 63.8% Male, 36.2% Female 15.6 (1.2)
9. D’Amico et al., 2008 [32] Community-based health clinic, Los Angeles, USA Project CHAT: Motivational Interviewing (1 session of 15–20 minutes; 5–10 minute booster telephone call 47.6% Male, 52.4% Female 16.0 (1.85)