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Table 6 Relative frequency (percentage) of criteria applied in law on CCC based on main intention of the laws, i.e. acute or rehabilitative, and in total (n =39)

From: European laws on compulsory commitment to care of persons suffering from substance use disorders or misuse problems– a comparative review from a human and civil rights perspective

  Acute Rehabilitative Total
n = 12 27 39
Danger to self or others 75 63 67
Substance related criminality 25 78 62
Substance dependence and harmful use 17 70 54
Co-morbidity 50 48 49
Acute incapacity related to intoxication 33 48 44
Inapplicable voluntary care 17 26 23
Potential harmful use of drugs or alcohol 0 26 18
Misuse and pregnancy 0 11 8