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Table 4 Motivational interviewing (single) (MI-S) versus hepatitis health promotion (HHP)

From: Psychosocial interventions to reduce alcohol consumption in concurrent problem alcohol and illicit drug users: Cochrane Reviewa

Outcome or subgroup Studies Participants Statistical method Effect estimate
4.1 Continuous outcomes    Mean Difference (IV, Fixed, 95% CI) Subtotals only
4.1.1 Alcohol use as number of standard drinks consumed per day over the last 30 days 1 155 Mean Difference (IV, Fixed, 95% CI) −0.10 [-1.89, 1.69]
4.1.2 Illicit drug use as frequency of drug use (as measured by Addiction Severity Index - ASI drug) 1 155 Mean Difference (IV, Fixed, 95% CI) 0.00 [-0.03, 0.03]
4.1.3 Illicit drug use as a composite drug score (frequency/severity for all drugs taken) 1 157 Mean Difference(IV, Fixed, 95% CI) −0.10 [-0.46, 0.26]
4.2 Dichotomous outcomes    Risk Ratio (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI) Subtotals only
4.2.1 Alcohol use as greater than 50% reduction in number of standard drinks consumed per day over the last 30 days 1 177 Risk Ratio (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI) 0.92 [0.68, 1.26]
4.2.2 Alcohol abstinence as abstinence from alcohol over the last 30 days 1 177 Risk Ratio (M-H, Fixed, 95% CI) 0.97 [0.56, 1.67]