DTCV Cohort (n=180) Unmatched Control (n=4687)5 Matched Control (n=180) Test Statistics6 (DTCV Cohort vs. Matched Group) P value
(DTCV Cohort vs. Matched Control)
MSP payment related to Mental Disorder diagnosis in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
    152 (379)     247 (931)7     145 (438) 0.169     0.866
MSP payment related to Substance Use Disorder diagnosis in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
209 (420)     194 (501)     218 (497) 0.183     0.855
MSP payment related to other diagnosis in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
 1068 (1420)     916 (1494)     944 (1378) 0.839     0.402
Number of Hospital days related to Mental Disorder diagnosis in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
 0.22 (1.83)       1.85 (27.3)       0.47 (4.91) 0.640     0.523
Number of Hospital days related to Substance Use Disorder diagnosis in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
0.09 (0.68) 0.30 (2.66)8       0.04 (0.28) 1.016       0.310
Number of Hospital days related to other diagnosis in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
2.86 (10.47) 2.20 (11.90) 2.31 (10.57) 0.496     0.620
Total Assistance payment from SD ministry in pre-program (2 yrs) period
Mean (SD)
8326 (6607)  5821 (7340) 8586 (8574) 0.323     0.747
Any activity with Addiction Information Management system
No
Yes
152(84)
28 (16)
4056 (87)
631 (13)
155 (86)
25(14)
0.199     0.655
5-Highlighted variables indicate significant differences (P < 0.001) between DTCV Cohort and Unmatched Group
6- Test statistics were t values for payment (MSP and Social Assistance) & hospital days and was chi-square value for Addiction Information Management system
7-Unequal Variances between groups considered
8- Unequal Variances between groups considered
Table 3: Comparison of Health and Social Service Utilization related Characteristics between DTCV Participants and Comparison Group During Baseline.
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