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Table 4 Percentage of patients who were adherent (refill adherence) per general practicea) and correlations between drugsb)

From: Patient risk profiles and practice variation in nonadherence to antidepressants, antihypertensives and oral hypoglycemics

Type of drug Proportion of adherent patients 95% CI interval Correlations between drugs (for practices > 10 patients) N
    Antihyper- tensives Antidepressants  
Hypoglycemics 90.7 73–98% 0.53* 0.39* 65
Antihypertensives 86.7 74–95%   0.24 72
Antidepressants 77.9 65–83%    69
  1. * p < 0.01
  2. a) estimated with a multilevel model (empty model)
  3. b) estimated at the practice level