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Table 8 Difference in the mean scores of Craving 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 53 Kruskal-Wallis test
Chi-square = 1.525
0.466
30-39 46
40 and over 53
Gender Male 50 Mann-Whitney U =
128
0.746
Female 56
Marital status Single 55 Mann-Whitney U = 350 0.078
Married 69
Occupation No Job 48 Mann-Whitney U = 793 0.122
Has a Job 57
Education Illiterate 55 Kruskal-Wallis test
Chi-square = 4.395
0.355
Primary school 57
Secondary school 52
High school 48
University education 46
Place of residence Suburb 53 Mann-Whitney U = 1124 0.589
City 49
Income Not Sufficient 56 Mann-Whitney U = 848 0.224
Sufficient 47
Presence of mental illness in the family No 51 Mann-Whitney U = 301 0.377
Yes 44
Type of narcotic Tramadol 64 Kruskal-Wallis test
Chi-square = 8.067
0.089
Strox 54
Heroin 49
Cannabis 59
Benzodiazepine 50