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Table 5 Recovery strengths, barriers and change by recovery stage

From: Measuring capital in active addiction and recovery: the development of the strengths and barriers recovery scale (SABRS)

Mean number of … … … Early recovery
mean (SD)
Sustained recovery
mean (SD)
Stable recovery
mean (SD)
F, significance
Recovery strengths in active addiction 4.7 (2.8) 3.9 (2.6) 3.8 (2.4) 6.41, p < 0.01
Recovery barriers in active addiction 7.2 (3.4) 8.6 (3.4) 8.8 (3.1) 10.69, p < 0.001
Recovery strengths in recovery 7.8 (3.6) 9.0 (3.6) 10.7 (3.2) 28.52, p < 0.001
Recovery barriers in recovery 2.6 (2.3) 2.6 (2.5) 2.2 (2.4) 1.73, p = 0.18
Strengths change 3.1 (3.6) 5.1 (4.1) 6.9 (4.0) 39.56, p < 0.001
Barriers change −4.7 (3.9) −6.0 (4.0) −6.6 (3.8) 10.07, p < 0.001