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Table 2 Reported Reasons for Treatment Entry: Relationship with Prior Use of Service

From: Substance abuse treatment client experience in an employed population: results of a client survey

  Weighted percent (standard error)
Reasons for entering treatment Total Prior treatment users First-time treatment users
Health concerns 65.4 (4.0) 69.3 (6.0) 62.6 (5.3)
Difficulties at home, with family or friends 62.8 (4.1) 74.5 (5.6)* 54.3 (5.5)
Difficulties at work 41.6 (4.2) 51.6 (6.5)* 34.2 (5.3)
Financial concerns 30.1 (3.9) 39.3 (6.3)* 23.5 (4.7)
Legal concerns 18.0 (3.2) 22.1 (5.3) 14.9 (3.9)
None of the above 7.3 (2.2) 4.5 (2.6) 9. 4 (3.2)
Total (row) 100.0 42.2 (4.1) 57.8 (4.1)
  1. Note: Denominators for each cell vary slightly due to missing data; percents calculated from non-missing data. All variables missing < 2%. Chi-square tests used for all comparisons.
  2. *p < .05