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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of predictors of medication adherence

From: Adherence to anti diabetic medication among patients with diabetes in eastern Uganda; a cross sectional study

Variable Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI) p value
Duration on DM more than 3 years 2.25 (1.38 – 3.66) 1.89 (1.11 – 3.22) 0.018
Having got anti diabetic drugs always 2.56 (1.06 – 4.17) 2.59 (1.54 – 3.70) <0.001
Not using alternative medicine 2.26 (1.33 – 3.83) 1.73 (0.92 – 3.28) 0.090
Having ever had diabetic education 3.33 (1.06 – 11.10) 4.24 (1.15 – 15.60) 0.030
Using injectable anti diabetic drugs 1.78 (1.07 – 2.96) 1.27 (0.73 – 2.21) 0.399
Never experienced anti diabetic drug side effects 1.70 (0.93 – 3.12) 1.38 (0.69 – 2.75) 0.367