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Table 3 Factors associated with adherence to medications (univariate analysis)

From: A randomized controlled behavioral intervention trial to improve medication adherence in adult stroke patients with prescription tailored Short Messaging Service (SMS)-SMS4Stroke study

   β coefficient 95 % CI p value
1 Intervention 0.65 0.3–1.0 0.00
2 Number of pills prescribed daily −0.0475 −0.09 to–0.03 0.04
3 Social support scale −0.01266 −0.03 to–0.01 0.21
4 Baseline Morisky adherence scale 0.2644 0.15 to 0.38 0.00
5 Educated 0.363 −0.25 to 0.97 0.24
6 Missed appointments in last year −0.518 −1.05 to 0.013 0.05
7 Dosing frequency of medicines once daily Ref   
  Twice daily 0.868 −0.03 to 1.76 0.06
  Thrice daily 0.466 −0.46 to 1.39 0.32
8 Use of alarms 0.955 −0.40 to 2.31 0.16
9 Ischemic stroke −0.329 −0.821 to 0.161 0.19