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Table 2 Survey data of the impact of dispensing fees on lifestyle and debt of OST patients

From: The impact of dispensing fees on compliance with opioid substitution therapy: a mixed methods study

  Lifestyle groups
  No impact (%) Sometimes impacts (%) Significantly impacts (%)
Debt groups (%) Never in debt 48.1 32.7 19.2
Sometimes in debt 11.6 44.2 44.2
Always in debt 2.9 14.7 82.4
  Total (%) 24 31.8 44.2
  1. Note: Numbers in the cells are the percentages of responses within the rows of the table.
  2. Chi-square analysis performed for cross tabulation, p-value <0.001. This illustrates a positive correlation between debt and lifestyle impacts from patient surveys.