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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of non-adherence to medications at follow-up (n = 108).

From: An easy intervention to improve short-term adherence to medications in community-dwelling older outpatients. A pilot non-randomised controlled trial

Variables Adjusted OR 95% CI Pvalue
Model a)    
Educational intervention 0.16 0.06 - 0.39 < 0.001
Baseline characteristics    
Any intentional adherence error 1.62 0.68 - 3.86 0.276
Any unintentional adherence error 1.29 0.53 - 3.15 0.572
Therapy managed by the caregiver 0.71 0.29 - 1.74 0.452
Model b)    
Educational intervention 0.16 (0.07 - 0.39) < 0.001
  1. † Model adjusted even for a large number of prescribed drugs (highest tertile vs rest, i.e. 7+ drugs vs rest) besides the baseline covariates of Model a.