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Table 4 Final regression 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
<407.252.32-22.51< 0.001
40-652.561.45-4.2< 0.001
>651  
Education level  0.02
Illiterate1  
Primary/secondary2.131.21-3.90.01
Higher2.151.02-4.450.01
Income  < 0.001
Low1  
Moderate2.491.21-4.91< 0.001
High4.822.01-9.03< 0.001
Comorbidities   
No2.211.14-4.340.01
Yes1  
No. Of antihypertensive pills  < 0.001
One6.962.71-17.71< 0.001
Two7.212.63-19.71< 0.001
Three or more1  
Residence   
Rural1  
Urban2.971.58-4.930.04