Table 5

AUD cohort: multivariable association of demographic and socio-economic factors with change in audit score at 12 months

Comparison groupTreatment groupDifference of difference (95% CI)Wald χ2
NMean (SD)Adjusted mean change (95% CI) from BLbNMean (SD)Adjusted mean change (95% CI) from BLb
Gender
 Male10410.4 (5.44)−3.31 (−4.44 to −2.18)13611.4 (7.45)−5.95 (−7.12 to −4.78)−2.65 (−4.21 to −1.08)
 Female010.0 (−)−10.92 (−21.20 to −0.63)
Age (years)
 18–292211.4 (4.63)−1.57 (−4.03 to 0.90)2511.2 (8.26)−5.40 (−7.84 to −2.96)−3.84 (−7.30 to −0.37)4.98 m
 30–495610.6 (5.27)−3.33 (−4.88 to −1.77)8112.4 (7.30)−5.81 (−7.36 to −4.26)−2.49 (−4.63 to −0.35)
 50+269.0 (6.29)−4.60 (−6.66 to −2.55)318.5 (6.81)−7.08 (−9.19 to −4.96)−2.47 (−5.32 to 0.37)
Religion
 Hindu10310.4 (5.46)−3.33 (−4.48 to −2.18)13511.3 (7.38)−5.96 (−7.14 to −4.78)−2.63 (−4.22 to −1.04)0.04
 Other19.0 (−)−1.62 (−11.73 to 8.49)212.5 (17.68)−9.57 (−18.89 to −0.26)−7.96 (−21.70 to 5.78)
Education
 Uneducated/Illiterate227.2 (4.83)−4.943 (−6.97 to −2.90)299.2 (7.08)−7.70 (−9.91 to −5.49)−2.76 (−5.70 to 0.173)6.66*
 Less than primary education3410.7 (5.50)−3.34 (−5.30 to −1.38)4211.3 (6.67)−4.07 (−5.97 to −2.17)−0.73 (−3.436 to 1.97)
 Primary education or above4811.60 (5.17)−2.47 (−4.15 to −0.79)6612.2 (8.05)−6.33 (−7.98 to −4.67)−3.86 (−6.19 to −1.52)
Marital status
 No partner710.0 (6.78)−4.85 (−8.90 to −0.79)68.3 (8.24)−3.27 (−7.46 to 0.93)1.58 (−4.24 to 7.40)0.70
 Has a partner9710.4 (5.37)−3.21 (−4.40 to −2.02)13111.4 (7.45)−6.15 (−7.37 to −4.94)−2.94 (−4.58 to −1.31)
Occupation
 Unemployed710.0 (5.07)−2.49 (−6.72 to 1.74)89.9 (12.48)−9.24 (−13.90 to −4.59)−6.76 (−13.01 to −0.51)0.10
 Employed9710.4 (5.49)−3.39 (−4.57 to −2.21)12911.4 (7.13)−5.85 (−7.04 to −4.65)−2.46 (−4.08 to −0.84)
Food insecurity
 Food secure9710.5 (5.37)−3.25 (−4.45 to −2.06)12610.9 (7.48)−6.20 (−7.43 to −4.97)−2.95 (−4.59 to −1.30)0.65
 Food insecure78.9 (6.52)−4.70 (−8.97 to −0.42)1115.6 (6.25)−5.06 (−9.68 to −0.45)−0.37 (−6.58 to 5.85)
  • *P<0.05.

  • AUD, alcohol use disorder; AUDIT, Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test;BL, Baseline;m, marginal.