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Table 2 Factors associated with adherence

From: Medication adherence and survival among hospitalized heart failure patients in a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study

Control group Comparative group OR 95% CI p-value Adj. OR Adj. 95% CI Adj. p-value
Age < 50 Age ≥ 50 0.8 0.5–1.2 0.3
Female Male 1.2 0.7–1.8 0.5
≥ Secondary education ≤ Primary education 5.3 3.3–8.6 <0.001 1.9 0.9–4.0 0.07
Married Single 1.7 1.0–2.8 0.05
Employed No employment 0.3 0.2–0.5 <0.001 1.2 0.6–2.4 0.6
Urban Rural 2.5 1.5–4.3 0.001 2.0 1.1–3.7 0.03
No comorbidity ≥ 1 comorbidity 0.9 0.5–1.4 0.56
Health insurance Not insured 11.9 7.0–20.2 <0.001 8.7 4.7–16.0 <0.001
HFpEF HFrEF 1.3 0.8–2.1 0.28