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Table 5 Reasons for non-adherence (Full Analysis Set)

From: Seasonal adherence to, and effectiveness of, subcutaneous interferon β-1a administered by RebiSmart® in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis: results of the 1-year, observational GEPAT-SMART study

  n (%) Period of no injections Events Subject’s Location Events
Subjects that missedat least oneinjection 31 (48.4)     
Reasons for missing the injections
1. They forgot the injection 12 (18.8) Week days 22 Home Area 25
Bank Holidays 3 Out of Residence 2
Holidays 2   
Total Events 27   
2. They were not willing to inject for cosmetic reasons 0     
3. Absence from home 7 (10.9) Week days 13 Home Area 11
Bank Holidays 2 Out of Residence 6
Holidays 3   
Total Events 17   
4. Other reasons 12 (18.8) Week days 55 Home Area 54
Bank Holidays 2 Out of Residence 3
Holidays 0   
Total Events 57   
5. Pain reaction at injection site 0     
6. Flu-like illness 10 (15.6) Week days 55 Home Area 53
Bank Holidays 0 Out of Residence 2
Holidays 0   
Total Events 55