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Correction to: Predictors of Dropout in Disordered Gamblers in UK Residential Treatment

  • Amanda RobertsEmail author
  • Raegan Murphy
  • John Turner
  • Steve Sharman
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Correction to: Journal of Gambling Studies (2019)  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10899-019-09876-7

The original version of this article contained errors in Table 1. The numbers (N) and percentages (%) in the ‘completed treatment’ column were incorrect. It is now corrected with this erratum (Table 1).
Table 1

Differences in sociodemographic and gambling variables between those that completed and those that terminated treatment

Variable

Completed treatment (N = 321)

Terminated treatment (N = 337) (dropped out)

Comparison group

% (n)

OR

% (n)

χ2

OR (CI)

Demographics

Age at commencement of treatment programme (age 26–35)

49.1 (113)

1

50.9 (117)

4.01 (p = 0.045)

1.580 (1.010–2.472)*

Age at commencement (age 17–25)

Age at commencement of treatment programme (age 36 +)

50.6 (91)

1

49.5 (89)

7.59 (p = 0.006)

2.061 (1.232–3.446)**

Age at commencement (age 17–25)

Education

56.9 (243)

1

43.09 (184)

6.38 (p = 0.000)

1.776 (1.137–2.772)**

No Education

Ethnicity

48.4 (273)

1

51.59 (291)

0.342 (p = 0.559)

0.866 (0.535–1.403)

Non-White

Debts

60.22 (162)

1

39.77 (107)

4.86 (p = 0.027)

1.544 (1.050–2.271)**

< £10,000 (lowest debt)

Ever homeless

49.74 (96)

1

50.25 (97)

0.1 (p = 0.752)

1.056 (0.755–1.477)

Never homeless

Gambling activity

Online gambling

54.79 (120)

1

45.2 (99)

4.77 (p = 0.029)

1.443 (1.038–2.005)**

No online gambling

Horse racing

49.7 (171)

1

50.3 (173)

0.07 (p = 0.791)

1.042 (0.767–1.415)

No horse racing

Gaming machines

46.1 (107)

1

53.9 (125)

1.181 (p = 0.277)

0.837 (0.608–1.153)

No gaming machines

Poker

73.07 (38)

1

26.9 (14)

12.25 (p = 0.000)

3.098 (1.645–5.835)***

No poker

FOBT (fixed odds betting terminal)

50.8 (124)

1

49.2 (120)

0.643 (p = 0.423)

1.138 (0.829–1.562)

No FOBT

Sports

49.67 (76)

1

50.32 (77)

0.063 (p = 0.802)

1.047 (0.729–1.504)

No sports betting

*p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Psychology, College of Social ScienceUniversity of LincolnLincolnUK
  2. 2.School of Applied Psychology, UCC Enterprise CentreUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  3. 3.School of PsychologyUniversity of East LondonStratford, LondonUK

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