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Table 1 Participant Demographics and Characteristics of Meth Use (N=113)

From: Negative moods correlate with craving in female methamphetamine users enrolled in compulsory detoxification

Demographic factors Mean ± SD/Number (percentage)
Age (years) 25.2 ± 6.9
Education Illiterate 3 (2.7%)
 Primary school 34 (30.1%)
 Middle school 60 (53.1%)
 High school /tech school 14 (12.4%)
 College 2 (1.8%)
Occupation Unemployed 58 (55.2%)
 Employed 28 (26.7%)
 Self-employed 19 (18.1%)
Marital status Not married 90 (80.4%)
 Married 11 (9.8%)
 Divorced 11 (9.8%)
Children None 91 (81.3%)
 One 20 (17.9%)
 More than one 1 (0.9%)
Characteristics of METH use  
Age beginning meth usage 22.7 ± 6.7
Years of meth use 2.0 ± 1.4
Dose (g/day) 0.6 ± 0.6
Frequency (times/week) 4.8 ± 4.1
Duration of detoxification (months) 8.7 ± 4.8