Table 1

Outcome measures in the inhaling and injecting RCT.

InhalingInjecting
Methadone alone (n = 139)Methadone plus heroin (n = 117)ARR (95% CI)Methadone alone (n = 98)Methadone plus heroin (n = 76)ARR (95% CI)
*Sustained responders were people who achieved a positive response before the 12 month assessment and remained responders throughout the trial.
Completed 12 months treatment (%)121 (87)80 (68)18.7 (8.8 to 28.6)83 (85)55 (72)12.3 (0.2 to 24.5)
Response rated ITT (%)37 (27)58 (50)22.8 (11.0 to 34.6)31 (31)42 (56)24.3 (9.6 to 39.0)
Sustained* response at 12 months (%)6 (4)26 (22)17.9 (9.7 to 26.1)11 (12)19 (25)13.1 (1.5 to 24.7)