Table 2.

Clinician- and Patient-Level Predictors of Patient Days Abstinent (n = 813), Days of Heavy Drinking During Medical Management (n = 813), and Clinical Improvement at the End of Treatment (n = 797)

OutcomeParameter EstimateSEPValue
MM=Medical Management; SE=standard error.
Days abstinent, mean %
    Intercept76.82941.4001<.0001
    Clinician mean authoritative score34.600413.7917.0172
    Clinician mean strict adherence scorea−40.178015.1000.0119
    Patient number of visits4.3219.7739<.0001
    Patient total minutes in Medical Management visits−.0555.01974.0014
    Patient baseline days abstinent, %.2164.0350<.0001
    Patient working alliance score for Medical Management.3541.1102.0014
    Patient satisfaction score with Medical Management treatment−2.1368.7120.0028
Days heavy drinking, %
    Intercept14.5775.8941<.0001
    Clinician mean authoritative score−18.40358.9239.0471
    Clinician mean strict adherence scorea28.58269.6938.0058
    Patient number of visits−4.0094.5618<.0001
    Patient total minutes in Medical Management visits.04592.01403.0011
    Patient baseline days heavy drinking, %.09392.02252<.0001
    Patient working alliance score for Medical Management−.2223.08151.0065
    Patient satisfaction score with Medical Management treatmentb.9113.5258.0835
Clinical improvement
    Intercept.6256.02301<.0001
    Clinician mean authoritative score.5687.2297.0186
    Clinician mean strict adherence score−.3890.2480.1263
    Patient number of visits.06682.01475<.0001
    Patient total minutes in Medical Management visits−.00126.0004.0006
    Patient baseline clinical composite index−.08436.03681.0222
    Patient working alliance score for Medical Management.002176.002138.3091
    Patient satisfaction score with Medical Management treatment−.02877.01391.0389