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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of 1066 Patients Enrolled in a Controlled Substance Agreement

From: Controlled Substance Agreements for Opioids in a Primary Care Practice

Age (Mean (SD)) 63.6 (15.1)
Gender (n (%))
 Female 700 (65.7)
 Male 366 (34.3)
Race (n (%))
 Black 25 (2.3)
 Other/Unknown 40 (3.8)
 White 1001 (93.9)
Marital Status (n (%))
 Divorced 167 (15.7)
 Married 607 (56.9)
 Single 143 (13.4)
 Widowed 149 (14.0)
What is the highest grade or level of school that you have completed? (n (%))
 High School or Less 260 (24.4)
 Some College or 2 yr. Degree 351 (32.9)
 4-year College Graduate 130 (12.2)
 Graduate and Post Graduate Studies 105 (9.8)
 Missing 220 (20.6)
What is your current employment status (check all that apply)? (n (%))
 Employed 237 (22.2)
 Full Time Homemaker 25 (2.3)
 Other 35 (3.3)
 Retired 398 (37.3)
 Self-Employed 29 (2.7)
 Unemployed 43 (4.0)
 Work Disabled 122 (11.4)
 Missing 176 (16.5)
Insurance Information (n (%))
 Medicare 596 (55.9)
 Other Government 90 (8.4)
 Private 380 (35.7)
Felt the need to cut down on alcohol consumption (n (%))
 No 873 (81.9)
 Yes 46 (4.3)
 Missing 147 (13.8)
Current tobacco use (n (%))
 No 736 (69.0)
 Yes 170 (15.9)
 Missing 160 (15.0)
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