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Table 3 Multivariate Predictors of Final Cholesterol Value (mg/dL)

From: Impact of prescription size on statin adherence and cholesterol levels

  Parameter Estimate (standard error) PValue
Intercept* 175.36 (2.78) <0.001
Age (per 10 year increase) -5.79 (0.77) <0.001
Female versus Male 12.60 (1.65) <0.001
Race (Hispanic versus White) -1.46 (1.97) 0.46
Race (Black versus White) -0.01 (2.44) 0.99
Race (Other versus White) 2.30 (3.38) 0.50
Mostly 30 Days Supply 3.20 (1.91) 0.09
<80% adherent 17.23 (1.64) <0.001
$0 Co-pay and uninsured -3.18 (2.14) 0.14
> $0 Co-pay and insured 3.01 (3.19) 0.35
> $0 Co-pay and uninsured 10.48 (3.09) <0.001
  1. * Intercept is predicted cholesterol for a 50 year old white insured male with no co-payment, receiving mostly 60 day supply of statin medications, and achieving or exceeding 80% adherence. R2 = 0.08