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Table 2 Causes of medication non-adherence by category

From: Developing consensus-based policy solutions for medicines adherence for Europe: a delphi study

Category

Count

%

Patient factors - patient behaviour/characteristics

100

20.0

Medication factors

98

19.6

Patient factors - treatment effects

66

13.2

Patient factors - patient beliefs and concerns

55

10.9

Clinician factors

42

8.4

Meta theories of adherence/ theories of adherence

42

8.4

Healthcare organisation factors

32

6.4

Patient/clinician interaction

29

5.8

Environmental and social/structural factors

28

5.6

Disease factors

9

1.8

Total

501