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Table 1 Individual characteristics for those who have used drugs by migrant status using 2011 data

From: Barriers to accessing substance abuse treatment in Mexico: national comparative analysis by migration status

Variable Nonmigrant Mexicans Traveling Mexicans Transnational Mexicans
  (n = 620) (n = 159) (n = 253)
Individual Factors    
Female* 21.6 24.5 8.7
Age (M, SD)* 32.9 (10.9) 36.6 (11.1) 38.0 (10.8)
Married* 35.6 36.5 39.9
Less than High school* 85.0 58.0 92.9
Num of dependents (M, SD)* 3.8 (1.7) 3.5 (1.7) 3.7 (1.9)
Public insurance 29 15.1 31.6
Private insurance* 1.6 11.9 2.4
Drug dependence* 13.2 11.9 16.2
Depression scale* 1.8 (0.8) 1.6 (0.7) 1.7 (0.8)
Barriers to access treatment    
Cost or insurance 5.9 5.6 5.3
Solve it by their own 19.7 16.1 17.1
No access to the treatment 5.5 4.3 4.5
Stigma 7.4 6.5 6.3
Denied problem 53.2 52.9 55.3
Mean number of barriers 1.9 1.7 1.8
Region    
Northcentral 14.8 32.1 24.9
Northwest* 14.2 23.9 15.0
Northeast* 10.2 14.5 8.7
East 17.1 11.9 21.7
Central 9.4 4.4 9.5
Mexico City* 13.9 7.5 4.0
Southcentral* 10.2 2.5 13.4
South* 10.3 3.1 2.8
  1. Note. Figures represent percentage unless otherwise noted.
  2. *Means or frequencies are different across groups at p < .05.