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Table 2 Logistic regression analyses of medication adherence on beliefs about medicines in patients with asthma

From: Differences in medication adherence are associated with beliefs about medicines in asthma and COPD

  Not adjusted With adjustmenta
OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
BMQ-subscales
General beliefs
Overuse 0.56 0.34–0.93 .02 0.42 0.22–0.80 <.01
Harm 0.55 0.30–1.01 .05 0.43 0.21–0.88 .02
Utility 0.40 0.80–2.78 .21 1.39 0.68–2.82 .36
Specific beliefs
Necessity 2.04 1.29–3.22 <.01 2.97 1.54–5.73 <.01
Concerns 0.83 0.50–1.38 .47 0.68 0.37–1.28 .24
  1. OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, BMQ Beliefs about Medicines-Questionnaire, MARS Medication Adherence Report-Scale
  2. aModels adjusted for age, education, number of prescribed inhalers, number of prescribed pills, distance to provider of asthma treatment, ACQ score (Asthma Control Questionnaire) score, HADS (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale) depression score, HADS anxiety score adjusted models: N: 173-177; Nagelkerke’s R2: .31–.39