Table 3: Substance abuse recidivism after bariatric surgery in patients with and without a prior history of substance abuse.

TotalSA groupNA group

20574 (36.1%)131 (63.9%)
Postoperative substance abuse86 (8.1%)2 (1.5%)0.234

SA: cohort with prior history of substance abuse.
NA: cohort with no prior history of substance abuse.
NS: not significant.