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Table 3 Bivariate (crude) and multivariate (adjusted) model of association between adherence and exposure variables

From: Adherence to prescribed artemisinin-based combination therapy in Garissa and Bunyala districts, Kenya

Variable No. of patients Adherent Crude OR P Value Adjusted OR P Value
n = 918 n = 588 (%) (95% CI) (95% CI)
Patient age          
   < 15 561 346 (61.7) 1.0 (ref)      
   ≥ 15 357 242 (67.8) 1.31 (0.96-1.78) 0.087 1.37 (1.02-1.85) 0.038
Respondent age          
   13-24 284 157 (55.3) 1.0 (ref)      
   25-50 546 376 (68.9) 1.79 (1.42-2.25) < 0.0001 1.30 (1.10-2.48) 0.016
   ≥ 51 80 49 (61.3) 1.28 (0.84-1.95) 0.256 1.58 (0.63-2.45) 0.533
Days waited to attend health facility          
   ≤ 1 453 310 (68.4) 1.0 (ref)      
   > 1 465 278 (59.8) 0.69 (0.55-0.85) 0.001 0.73 (0.54-0.99) 0.046
Respondent seen drug before          
   No 123 73 (59.3) 1.0 (ref)      
   Yes 791 513 (64.9) 1.26 (0.87-1.85) 0.225 1.46 (1.08-1.98) 0.014
Dislikes          
   No 811 533 (65.7) 1.0 (ref)      
   Yes 107 55 (51.4) 0.55 (0.35-0.87) 0.011 0.62 (0.47-0.82) 0.001
Patient number of correct statements          
   No correct statements 170 87 (51.2) 1.0 (ref)      
   At least one correct statement 748 501 (67.0) 1.94 (1.49-2.51) < 0.0001 1.76 (1.32-2.35) < 0.0001