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Table 3 Health status and history of drug addiction and MMT

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 at first drug use 24.3 7.0 24.6 6.7 24.5 6.7 0.10
Time since 1st drug use (yr.) 13.5 5.1 13.2 6.1 13.3 5.9 0.07
Time since 1st drug inject(yr.) 10.9 4.4 9.9 5.1 10.2 4.9 0.12
# previous drug rehabilitation episodes 5.7 7.2 4.5 5.9 4.8 6.3 <0.01
Duration on MMT (month) 11.4 7.2 18.4 11.5 16.5 11.0 <0.01
N % N % N %  
Self-reported health problems
 Mobility 19 7.04 55 7.37 74 7.28 0.86
 Self-care 10 3.7 30 4.02 40 3.94 0.82
 Usual Activities 18 6.67 42 5.63 60 5.91 0.54
 Pain or Discomfort 37 13.7 143 19.17 180 17.72 0.04
 Anxiety or Depression 56 20.74 154 20.64 210 20.67 0.97
Concurrent drug use 15 5.56 34 4.56 49 4.82 0.51
History of drug injection 222 82.22 524 70.24 746 73.43 <0.01
Self-reported HIV status   0   0   0  
 Negative 239 88.52 637 85.39 876 86.22 0.15
 Positive 22 8.15 60 8.04 82 8.07  
 N/A 9 3.33 49 6.57 58 5.71