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Table 1 Comparative analysis of discharged clients with OUD by program service type (methadone and counseling)

From: Gender disparities in opioid treatment progress in methadone versus counseling

  Methadone
(N = 11169)
Counseling
(N = 2284)
  Mean (SD) or Count (%) Mean (SD) or Count (%)
Discharge status***
 Progress towards completing treatment plan 793 (12.7%) 279 (20.7%)
 Completed treatment plan 668 (10.7%) 352 (26.1%)
 No progress towards completing treatment plan 4765 (76.5%) 718 (53.2%)
Female*** 3325 (29.8%) 805 (35.3%)
Wave
 2011*** 490 (4.4%) 545 (23.9%)
 2013*** 3151 (28.2%) 535 (23.4%)
 2015*** 4043 (36.2%) 583 (25.5%)
 2017*** 3485 (31.2%) 621 (27.2%)
Race
 White*** 4905 (44.2%) 1073 (48.1%)
 African American*** 1172 (10.6%) 163 (7.3%)
 Latino** 4614 (41.5%) 850 (38.1%)
 Other*** 419 (3.8%) 146 (6.5%)
Age*** 43.1 (13.4) 36.2 (11.8)
Education (years) 11.4 (2.9) 11.7 (2.9)
Homeless*** 1447 (13.0%) 376 (16.5%)
# prior episodes*** 2.7 (4.3) 3.2 (4.5)
  1. OUD opioid use disorder, SD standard deviation
  2. p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001