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Table 6 Process / Outcome measures at follow up (and baseline where comparable) according to patient interviews

From: Feasibility of alcohol screening among patients receiving opioid treatment in primary care

Process / outcome measure Intervention (n = 34) Control (n = 47)
  n (%) n (%)
Alcohol screening
 Q: Have you been asked about your alcohol use by healthcare professionals in the last 3 months?
18 (52.9 %) 12 (25.5 %)
Brief Intervention
 Q: Did they advise you on safe drinking or talk to you about alcohol in the last 3 months?
16 (47.1 %) 9 (19.2 %)
Specialist referral
 Q: Have you been referred to a specialist/ addiction counsellor for alcohol use in the last 3 months?
1 (2.9 %) 0 (0 %)
Abnormal AUDIT-C
 At baseline 22 (66.7 %) 29 (61.7 %)
 At follow upa 18 (54.5 %) 27 (57.5 %)
 Abnormal AUDIT
 At baseline 14 (41.2 %) 18 (38.3 %)
 At follow up 8 (23.5 %) 10 (21.3 %)
  1. aICC (SE) = 0.11 (0.013)