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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic variables, quality of life, and mental stress scores for patients with substance use disorder

From: Quality of life improved following in-patient substance use disorder treatment

Variables Number of patients, N (%) or mean (SD)
Total number of patients, N 202
Mean age, years 30.0 (8.9)
Female gender 68 (34)
Education, years 10.8 (1.9)
Relationship status, single (N=198) 136 (69)
Main diagnosis  
Alcohol use disorder 16 (8)
Both alcohol & drug use disorder 18 (9)
Drug use disorder 168 (83)
Severity scores  
Injection usea (N=195) 105 (54)
Duration of most problematic substance use, years 11.1 (7.6)
Global Score Index (SCL-90R – GSI)b 1.2 (0.69)
Treatment variables  
Time in treatment, days 57 (26)
Compulsorily admitted 65 (32)
Quality of life (QoL-5 score) (N=195 0.50 (0.16)
  1. aFor the 6 months prior to admission.
  2. bSCL-90-R – GSI: Symptom Check List-90-revised, Global Symptom Index.