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Table 2 Socioeconomic characteristics of MMT patients by level of health services administration

From: Drug addiction stigma in relation to methadone maintenance treatment by different service delivery models in Vietnam

  Provincial District All p-value
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age 36.8 7.7 36.8 7.7 36.8 7.6 0.52
  N % N % N %  
Sex (Male) 266 98.5 737 98.8 1003 98.7 0.73
Educational attainment
 Illiterate 4 1.5 13 1.7 17 1.7 0.03
 Elementary 21 7.8 98 13.1 119 11.7  
 Secondary 103 38.2 323 43.3 426 41.9  
 High 121 44.8 266 35.7 387 38.1  
 Vocational 12 4.4 20 2.7 32 3.2  
 University 9 3.3 26 3.5 35 3.4  
Marital status
 Single 101 37.4 150 20.1 251 24.7 <0.01
 Live with spouse 148 54.8 537 72.0 685 67.4  
 Live with partner 0 0.0 3 0.4 3 0.3  
 Divorced 19 7.0 53 7.1 72 7.1  
 Widow 2 0.7 3 0.4 5 0.5  
Religion
 Cult of ancestors 247 91.5 649 87.0 896 88.2 0.17
 Buddhism 13 4.8 46 6.2 59 5.8  
 Catholic 10 3.7 46 6.2 56 5.5  
 Protestant 0 0.0 5 0.7 5 0.5  
Employment
 Unemployed 76 28.2 183 24.5 259 25.5 <0.01
 Self-employed 159 58.9 383 51.3 542 53.4  
 White collars 5 1.9 17 2.3 22 2.2  
 Workers, Farmers 10 3.7 90 12.1 100 9.8  
 Students 0 0.0 2 0.3 2 0.2  
 Other jobs 20 7.4 71 9.5 91 9.0