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Table 6 Difference in the mean scores of Self-Compassion Scale based on the sociodemographic and clinical data (N = 100)

From: Correlation of self-compassion and spiritual well-being with drug craving in people with substance use disorders

Personal characteristics Mean rank Test P value
Age category 20-29 50.6 Kruskal-Wallis test
Chi-square = 5.441
0.066
30-39 45.9
40 and over 70.1
Gender Male 50 Mann-Whitney U = 96 0.338
Female 67
Marital status Single 53 Mann-Whitney U = 371 0.096
Married 64
Occupation No Job 50 Mann-Whitney U = 927 0.65
Has a Job 53
Education Illiterate 49 Kruskal-Wallis test
Chi-square = 2.085
0.721
Primary school 35
Secondary school 49
High school 51
University education 55
Place of residence Suburb 54 Mann-Whitney U = 1071 0.366
City 49
Income Not Sufficient 52 Mann-Whitney U = 1153 0.514
Sufficient 48
Presence of mental illness in the family No 51 Mann-Whitney U = 284 0.286
Yes 42
Type of narcotic Tramadol 62 Kruskal-Wallis test
Chi-square = 1.595
0.810
Strox 49
Heroin 49
Cannabis 54
Benzodiazepine 46