Table 2

Adherence levels

Overall (N=503)
 Adherent284 (56.5)
 Non-adherent219 (43.5)
Intentional versus unintentional non-adherence (N=211)
 Factor 1 (unintentional) non-adherence186 (88.2)
 Factor 2 (intentional) non-adherence65 (30.8)
 Both factor 1 and 2 non-adherence40 (19.0)
  • All data are n (%). Overall adherence was assessed using both MMAS-8 and SQ. Intentional and unintentional non-adherence was assessed using MMAS-8 only.

  • MMAS-8, eight-item Morisky Medication Adherence Scale; SQ, Single Question.