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Table 2 Factors affecting medication adherence of patients attending Zewuditu Memorial Hospital

From: Medication adherence and its associated factors among diabetic patients at Zewditu Memorial Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variable COR [95% CI] AOR [95% CI] p value
Knowledge of medication 0.179 (0.028–1.156) 4.905 (1.64–14.62) 0.004
Medication availability 0.011 (0.001–0.086) 0.175 (0.031–0.987) 0.048
Satisfaction 0.012 (0.002–0.971) 1.78 (0.518–6.128) 0.36
Perception about treatment outcome 2.089 (0.525–8.315) 1.955 (0.453–8.44) 0.369
Side effect knowledge 0.475 (0.109–2.068) 0.355 (0.064–1.956) 0.234
Complexity of regiment 31.952 (9.12–11.84) 2.822 (0.786–10.23) 0.112
Length of treatment 1.545 (0.165–14.47) 0.534 (.054–4.992) 0.465
Education level 0.027 (0.003–0.218) 13.65 (1.45–128.456 0.022
  1. p value of 0.05 or less was considered statistically significant (in italics)