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Table 5 Patient-based survey: unused medicines and other adherence-related questions (n = 249)

From: Current nursing practice for patients on oral chemotherapy: a multicenter survey in Japan

   Asking about unused medicines P value
   Yes No  
Do you talk about side effects with the patient? Yes 214 (85.9%) 108 (98.2%) 106 (76.3%) <0.001
No 35 (14.1%) 2 (1.8%) 33 (23.3%)
Do you talk about barriers to balance between treatment and daily life activities with the patient? Yes 181 (72.7%) 101 (91.8%) 80 (57.6%) <0.001
No 68 (27.3%) 9 (13.2%) 59 (42.4%)
Do you think that this patient manages his/her medication (oral chemotherapy) at home? Yes 230 (92.4%) 105 (95.5%) 125 (89.9%) 0.148
No 19 (7.6%) 5 (4.5%) 14 (10.2%)
Do you think that monitoring medication management (oral chemotherapy) for this patient is your role? Yes 202 (81.1%) 104 (94.5%) 98 (70.5%) <0.001
  No 47 (18.9%) 6 (5.5%) 41 (29.5%)  
  1. Fisher’s exact test.
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