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Table 3 Prior Month Income from Legal, Non-Legal, and Total Sources by gender

From: Men’s and women’s response to treatment and perceptions of outcomes in a randomized controlled trial of injectable opioid assisted treatment for severe opioid use disorder

Source of income Women
N = 62
Men
N = 140
  N(%) Median (IQR) N(%) Median (IQR)
Baseline
 Non-legal 45 (72.58) 2000.00
(800.00, 4600.00)
86 (61.43) 1750.00
(500.00, 4000.00)
 Legal 61 (98.39) 1111.00
(850.00, 1400.00)
140 (100.00) 1150.00
(900.00, 1587.50)
 Total 62 (100.00) 2282.50
(1400.00, 4200.00)
140 (100.00) 2115.50
(1487.50, 4022.00)
Six-months
 Non-legal 23 (37.10) 1000.00
(500.00, 1500.00)
38 (27.94) 1500.00
(250.00, 3000.00)
 Legal 60 (96.77) 1080.00
(836.00, 1300.00)
135 (96.43) 1100.00
(906.00, 1330.00)
 Total 62 (100.00) 1300.00
(960.00, 2120.00)
136 (100.00) 1200.00
(957.50, 1955.00)
  1. Medians are in Canadian Dollars. IQR = Interquartile Range. Medians and IQR data is presented for women and men reporting at least one dollar of income in each source
  2. Legal Sources: Employment, Income Assistance, Pension, Disability, Money from partner, family or friends
  3. Non-legal Sources: Drug dealing, property theft, and sex work
  4. There were no significant differences found between men and women in regards to baseline or six-month non-legal, legal, or total income