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Table 2 Index crime committed by participants

From: Alcohol use disorder among prisoners in Debre Berhan prison, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariableResponse categoriesFrequency (n = 347)%
Index offenseHomicide10329.7
Theft and robbery6719.3
Rape4111.8
Fight9126.2
Others a4513.0
Length of stay in prison≤ 12 months18352.7
>  12 months and < 5 years16447.3
Prior history of imprisonmentYes164.6
No33195.4
Perception that the crime was related to substance useYes12034.6
No22765.4
  1. a Road traffic accident (RTA), protection of a person who committed crime, smuggling, human trafficking, abduction, corruption, and tax evasion