uis: UMARU IMPACT Study data

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Description

UMARU IMPACT Study data

Format

A data.frame with 575 observations (rows) and 9 variables (columns).

Details

A subset of data from the University of Massachusets Aids Research Unit (UMARU) IMPACT study.
This came from two concurrent randomized trials of residential treatement for durg abuse, in order to compare planned durations of admission.
Site A randomized 444 participants to compare 3 and 6 month stays in a therapeutic community. They were trained to recognize triggers for relapse and taught skills to cope without using drugs.
Site B randomized 184 participants to receive either a 6 or 12 month stay in a highly structured communal therapeutic community.

This is a subset of the original dataset.

Columns are:

ID

Identification code.

AGE

Age (years).

BECK

Beck Depression score on admission.

IVHX

IV drug use history (factor):

1

never

2

previous

3

current

NDRUGTX

Number of prior drug treatments. Range 5 to 20.

RACE

Race (factor):

0

white

1

other

TREAT

Treatment randomization. 'Short' is 3 months in site A, 6 months in site B. 'Long' is 6 months in site A, 12 months in site B. (factor):

0

short

1

long

SITE

Assignment treatment site (factor):

0

A

1

B

DFREE

Remained drug free for 12 months (factor):

0

no

1

yes

Source

Wiley FTP

References

H&L 2nd ed. Page 26. Section 1.6.4.

McCusker J, Vickers-Lahti M, Stoddard A, Hindin R, Bigelow C, Zorn M, Garfield F, Frost R, Love C, Lewis B 1995. Fischer DB, Goldenberg IS 1983. The effectiveness of alternative planned durations of residential drug abuse treatment. American Journal of Public Health 85(10):1426–1429. APHA (free)

McCusker J, Bigelow C, Frost R, Garfield F, Hindin R, Vickers-Lahti M, Lewis B 1997. #' The effects of planned duration of residential drug abuse treatment on recovery and HIV risk behavior. American Journal of Public Health 87(10):1637–1644. APHA (free)

McCusker J, Bigelow C, Vickers-Lahti M, Spotts D, Garfield F, Frost R 1997. Planned duration of residential drug abuse treatment: efficacy versus effectiveness. Addiction 92(11):1467–1478. Wiley (paywall)

See Also

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