Table 7.

Adjusted Multiple Risk Factor Model for Poor Medication Adherence*

Variable(s)Risk FactorAt-Risk Group, n (%)P Value‡OR95% CI
Patient race×less discussions about patients’ sociodemographic circumstancesBlack and sociodemographic circumstances ≤4.7 vs white or sociodemographic circumstances >4.737 (40.2)<0.0018.012.80–22.9
Less discussion about antihypertensive medications≤1.53 vs >1.53 or missing31 (33.7)0.0046.481.83–23.0
Lower patient centeredness≤2.33 vs >2.33 or missing34 (37.0)0.0423.081.04–9.12
  • CI indicates confidence interval; and OR, odds ratio.

  • * Poor medication adherence is defined as mean adherence and adherence variability of the adaptively generated adherence types.

  • Of 92 patients.

  • P values and CIs using the empirical z tests with generalized estimating equations and exchangeable intraphysician correlations.