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Table 1 Demographics, diagnoses, diagnostic practice, mental distress, and substance use according to unit

From: Which factors influence psychiatric diagnosing in substance abuse treatment?

Unit Dual diagnosis ward (N = 20) Therapeutic community (N = 32) Short-term unit (N = 87) Long-term unit 1 (N = 68) Long-term unit 2 (N = 68) Total, mean value (N = 275)
Mean age (SD) 27.75 (7.73)*** 26.83 (6.32)*** 39.17 (12.19) 43.38 (9.28)*** 42.6 (10.75)** 38.79 (11.79)
Female 20% (4) 40.6% (13 ) 26.4% (23) 26.5% (18) 25% (17) 27.3% (75)
MINI-Plus used 60% (12) 34.4% (11) 19.5% (17)*** 45.6% (31) 69.1% (47)*** 42.9% (118)
Independent psychiatric disorder 80% (16)*** 34.4% (11) 19.5% (17)** 23.5% (16) 41.2% (28) 32% (88)
Anxiety disorder 40% (8)** 6.3% (2) 6.9% (6)* 16.2% (11) 20.6% (14) 14.9% (41)
Mood disorder 5% (1) 31.3% (10)** 9.2% (8) 1.5% (1)** 22.1% (15)** 12.7% (35)
Mean score HSCL-10 (SD) 2.86 (0.73)* 2.71 (0.43)* 2.71 (0.63)** 2.32 (0.8)** 2.35 (0.77)* 2.53 (0.73)
Mean score DUDIT (SD) 29.0 (9.84)*** 35.28 (7.49)*** 21.28 (15.83) 10.28 (13.81)*** 12.56 (14.78)*** 18.59 (16.14)
Mean score AUDIT (SD) 15.6 (9.7) 13.72 (10.9)* 14.4 (12.76)** 22.34 (10.02)*** 19.74 (11.63) 17.69 (11.86)
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.0001. T-tests and chi-square tests.