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Socio-demographic and substance abuse covariates (%) of the four latent prescription opioid use classes (N = 26,314).

By Traci C. Green (340719), Ryan Black (340720), Jill M. Grimes Serrano (340721), Simon H. Budman (340722) and Stephen F. Butler (340723)


<p>All variables are statistically significant (p<0.05 or less) from one another, based on Pearson χ<sup>2</sup> tests of categorical variables (df = 3, χ<sup>2</sup> values larger than critical value 7.81) and ANOVA (F(3, 26,311) =  3,057, (p<0.001)) with Tukey-Kramer post-hoc tests for multiple pairwise comparisons for the age variable.</p><p>SD = standard deviation.</p>*<p>For duration of use, illicit drugs include cocaine, amphetamines, hallucinogens, and inhalants; heroin is presented separately. Therapeutics include benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and methadone and exclude all other prescription opioids.</p

Topics: Pharmacology, Biotechnology, Immunology, Mental Health, covariates, latent, opioid, classes
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027244.t003
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