Objectives This study examined weekly patterns of drug trentment attendance in relation to date of welfare payment receipt and reason for treatment absence.
Methods Treatment attendance by Medicaid-eligible pregnant women who were drug dependent was examined by culendar week over a 29-month period.
Time series analyses showed that attendance was lower during week 1 than week 4 Drug use was the most frequently reported reason for treatment absence during week 1 (25%) but was not reported as a reason ding week 3. Conclusions.
Drug-dependent outpatients of increased absences associated W ith illicit drug use during the first week of the months when welfare payments were received.
The generalizability of the findings is unknown.
Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Homme, Femelle, Gestation, Traitement substitutif, Sevrage, Récidive, Variation mensuelle, Paiement, Salaire, Analyse temporelle, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Evaluation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Human, Female, Pregnancy, Replacement therapy, Weaning, Relapse, Monthly variation, Payment, Wage, Time analysis, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Evaluation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0247138
Code Inist : 002B18C05A. Création : 16/11/1999.