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Table 2 A comparison of our results to the results published by the official MATCH study group shows correlations between number of treatment sessions attended and drinking outcome.

From: Are alcoholism treatments effective? The Project MATCH data

Percent Days Abstinent     
  Our results Published MATCH results
Month CBT* MET TSF CBT MET TSF
6 .2556 .0269 .2678 .26 .03 .27
9 .1743 .0135 .2666 .17 .01 .27
12 .1685 .0011 .2657 .17 .00 .27
15 .1111 .0583 .2162 .11 .06 .22
Drinks per drinking day     
Month CBT MET TSF CBT MET TSF
6 -.2281 -.0969 -.2832 -.22 -.10 -.28
9 -.2112 -.0856 -.2875 -.21 -.09 -.29
12 -.1372 -.0425 -.3028 -.14 -.04 -.30
15 -.1257 -.0795 -.2073 -.13 -.08 -.21
  1. * CBT = Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  2. MET = Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  3. TSF = Twelve Step Facilitation Therapy