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Table 6 Factors predicting adherence-related nursing practices by logistic regression

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

  Odds ratio (95% CI) p-value
Nurse factor    
Years of experience 1 - .008
  6-10 (years) 4.209 (1.240 - 14.284) .021
  <10 1.028 (0.320 - 3.300) .963
Education University .016 (0.003 - 0.073) <.001
Oncology certified nurse 5.786 (2.337 - 14.324) <.001
Patient factor    
Oral + IV combination therapy .240 (0.070 - 0.828) .024
System factor    
Patient orientation 3.348 (1.633 - 6.861) .001
Interdisciplinary learning 2.997 (1.469 - 6.114) .003
System-based approach for detecting prescription errors 3.671 (1.865 - 7.226) <.001
  1. Note. CI = confidence interval.
  2. Variables entered: years of experience, education, certification; age, type of cancer, regimen; patient orientation, telephone follow-up, emergency contact, patient consultation and education, and education for emergency nurse, interdisciplinary, and system-based approach for detecting prescription errors.
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