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Table 4 Determinants of early discontinuation, univariate and multivariate analyse, model of Weibull (n = 335, France, 2007).

From: Use of short message service (SMS) to improve malaria chemoprophylaxis compliance after returning from a malaria endemic area

  n subjects % of early ending RR* 95%IC p RR adjusted 95%IC P value
SMS         
   Yes 148 42.6 1.00    1.00   
   No 187 50.3 1.29 0.94-1.77 0.118 1.22 0.89-1.69 0.218
Age         
   ≥ 25 years 158 39.9 1.00      
   < 25 years 177 53.1 1.50 1.09-2.06 0.013    
Gender         
   Male 13 30.8 1.00      
   Female 322 47.5 1.68 0.62-4.54 0.305    
Rank         
   Officer 16 18.8 1.00      
   NCO and corporal 136 46.3 2.86 0.89-9.10     
   Private 183 49.7 3.30 1.04-10.43 0.042    
Previous stay in a malaria endemic area         
   Yes 216 42.6 1.00    1.00   
   No 119 54.6 1.42 1.04-1.96 0.029 1.45 1.05-2.00 0.024
Reminder by another person         
   Yes 158 54.4 1.00    1.00   
   No 177 40.1 0.66 0.48-0.90 0.010 0.70 0.51-0.96 0.029