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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of socio-demographic predictors of adherence to medication

From: Patient adherence to antihypertensive medications in upper Egypt: a cross-sectional study

CharacteristicOR95% CIp value
Age  < 0.001
<408.12.4-25.85< 0.001
40-652.631.3-4.64< 0.001
>651  
Gender   
Female1.821.01-3.350.14
Male1  
Education level  0.01
Illiterate1  
Primary/secondary2.321.26-4.23< 0.001
Higher2.341.11-5.010.01
Income  < 0.001
Low1  
Moderate3.061.02-6.33< 0.001
High4.642.01-8.31< 0.001
Comorbidities   
No2.021.01-4.020.02
Yes1  
No. Of antihypertensive pills  < 0.001
One7.322.83-19.06< 0.001
Two7.642.72-21.66< 0.001
Three or more1  
Residence   
Rural1  
Urban2.51.75-4.860.03