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Table 5 Multiple linear regression of fixed and dynamic client variables on the two DCI summary dimension

From: Fixed and dynamic predictors of treatment process in therapeutic communities for substance abusers in Belgium

  Community environment Personal development & change
Fixed variables B SE B β B SE B β
 Age −0.01 0.01 -.07 - - -
 Heroin use 0.06 0.06 .06 −0.12 0.07 -.13
 Cocaine use - - - 0.20 0.09 .18*
 Judicial referral - - - 0.25 0.07 .28**
 Parent with alcohol/drug problems 0.17 0.06 .17** - - -
 Odd and eccentric (Cluster A) 0.00 0.00 .04 −0.01 0.00 -.07
 Dramatic, emotional and erratic (cluster B) −0.00 0.00 -.21* −0.01 0.00 -.06
 Anxious or fearfull (cluster C) - - - −0.00 0.00 .12
Dynamic variables       
 Psychological distress −0.46 0.14 -.28** −0.03 0.11 -.02
 Motivation 0.15 0.09 .15 0.15 0.09 .16
 Readiness −0.10 0.10 -.10 0.04 0.16 .03
 Suitability 0.59 0.11 .53** 0.22 0.12 .21
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.