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Table 1 EAT demographics by treatment length

From: Treatment length and outcomes among adolescents: a secondary data analysis

  <5 sessions 5 sessions >5 sessions Total chi-square
Gender N = 544 840 1,080 2,464 χ22 = 2.93
Male 66% 69% 70% 69% p = 0.231
Female 34% 31% 30% 31%  
Age @ baseline N = 544 840 1,080 2,464 χ42 = 14.83**
10-14 28% 23% 21% 24% p = 0.005
15-17 63% 70% 71% 68%  
18-22 8% 7% 8% 8%  
Race/Ethnicity N = 543 839 1,078 2,460 χ22 =7.46**
Whites 45% 43% 49% 46% P = 0.024
Non-Whites 55% 57% 51% 54%  
Current Criminal Justice Involvement N = 544 839 1,079 2,462 χ22 = 38.12**
Yes 58% 58% 70% 63% p < 0.0001
Primary substance based on symptom severity N = 544 840 1,080 2,464 χ62 = 45.81**
Alcohol 12% 17% 14% 14% p < 0.0001
Amphetamines 11% 11% 6% 9%  
Marijuana 41% 38% 35% 37%  
Other Drug 36% 33% 45% 39%  
General Individual Severity Scale N = 531 821 1,039 2,391 χ42 = 24.63**
Low - 0 53% 57% 47% 52% p < 0.0001
Moderate - 1-2 29% 30% 34% 32%  
High > =3 19% 13% 19% 16%  
Crime Violence Index N = 544 839 1,078 2,461 F(2,2458) = 7.72**
  6.3 (±5.1) 5.7 (±4.6) 6.6 (±5.1) 6.2 (±5.0) p = 0.0005
Internal Mental Distress Scale N = 544 839 1,079 2,462 χ42 = 17.82**
0-8 65% 71% 62% 66% p < 0.001
9-23 27% 24% 31% 28%  
24-44 8% 5% 7% 7%  
Behavioral Complexity Scale N = 544 837 1,078 2,459 χ42 = 20.19**
0-5 34% 37% 30% 33% p<0.0001
6-18 48% 51% 54% 52%  
19-33 18% 12% 16% 15%  
Substance Problem Scale Past Month N = 544 839 1,079 2,462 χ42 = 13.47**
0 40% 39% 34% 37% p = 0.009
1-9 53% 57% 59% 57%  
10-16 8% 4% 7% 6%  
Substance Frequency Scale N = 544 840 1,080 2,464 χ42 = 40.29**
0 16% 17% 12% 14% p < 0.0001
0.01-0.13 53% 60% 52% 55%  
0.14-1.00 31% 23% 36% 31%  
Substance Problem Scale Past Month (3-months) N = 543 839 1,079 2,461 χ42 = 13.46**
0 64% 59% 57% 60% p = 0.009
1-9 34% 36% 40% 37%  
10-16 2% 4% 4% 3%  
Substance Frequency Scale (3-months) N = 544 840 1,080 2,464 χ42 = 21.49**
0 31% 35% 32% 33% p < 0.0001
0.01-0.13 50% 54% 51% 52%  
0.14-1.00 19% 11% 17% 15%  
  1. ** significant at the 0.01 level.
  2. *significant at the 0.05 level.