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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (n (%) or median (IQR) of the sample used for the analyses (n = 176)): ANRS-Methaville trial

From: Factors associated with HCV risk practices in methadone-maintained patients: the importance of considering the couple in prevention interventions

  At least one HCV risk practice
  No Yes Total P†
n = 142 (80.7%) n = 34 (19.3%)
Gender     
Male 128 (90.1) 21 (61.8) 149 (84.7) <10 -3
Female 14 (9.9) 13 (38.2) 27 (15.3)
Age § 34 (27-39) 29 (26-33) 32 (27-38) 0.02
French High School Certificate (Bac)     
< Bac 95 (66.9) 20 (58.8) 115 (65.3) 0.37
≥ Bac 47 (33.1) 14 (41.2) 61 (34.7)
Having child(ren)     
No 87 (61.3) 23( 67.7) 110 (62.5) 0.49
Yes 55 (38.7) 11 (32.3) 66 (37.5)
Employment     
No 66 (46.5) 20 (58.8) 86 (48.9) 0.20
Yes 76 (53.5) 14 (41.2) 90 (51.1)
Unstable housing     
No 54 (38.0) 12 (35.3) 66 (37.5) 0.77
Yes 88 (62.0) 22 (64.7) 110 (62.5)
Alcohol dependence     
No 122 (88.4) 26 (76.5) 148 (86.1) 0.07
Yes 16 (11.6) 8 (23.5) 24 (14.0)
Cocaine consumption*     
No 101 (74.8) 20 (58.8) 121 (71.6) 0.07
Yes 34 (25.2) 14 (41.2) 48 (28.4)
Current drug injection*     
No 111 (86.72) 26 (76.5) 137 (84.6) 0.14
Yes 17 (13.28) 8 (23.5) 25 (15.4)
Suicidal risk**     
No 90 (74.4) 14 (50.0) 104 (69.8) 0.01
Yes 31 (25.6) 14 (50.0) 45 (30.2)  
Depressive symptoms***    
No 87 (64.0) 17 (50.0) 104 (61.2) 0.14
Yes 49 (36.0) 17 (50.0) 66 (38.8)
Age at first regular drug use § 21 (18-25) 20 (17-21) 20 (18-24) 0.02
Drug-using friends     
No 42 (30.0) 7 (20.6) 49 (28.2) 0.27
Yes 98 (70.0) 27 (79.4) 125 (71.8)
Living     
Alone 85 (61.2) 10 (29.4) 95 (54.9) 0.002
In a couple, not with a drug user 26 (18.7) 7 (20.6) 33 (19.1)
With a drug user, not in a couple 15 (10.8) 9 (26.5) 24 (13.9)
In a couple with a drug user 13 (9.4) 8 (23.5) 21 (12.1)
VHC status     
Negative 84 (68.9) 22 (73.3) 106 (69.7) 0.89
Positive 19 (15.6) 4 (13.3) 23 (15.1)
Unknown 19 (15.6) 4 (13.3) 23 (15.1)
  1. Chi-squared test or Wilcoxon test; §in years; AUDIT score ≥13; *During the previous 4 weeks; **Beck ≥ 9; ***CES-D score >17 for males and >23 for females.