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Table 8 Summed scores of validated adherence questionnaires at T-2 and T-16

From: Impact of a community pharmacist-led medication review on medicines use in patients on polypharmacy - a prospective randomised controlled trial

  Intervention   Control    
Mean SD N Mean SD N pValue
T-2        
 BMQ Beliefs 20.58 4.463 171 20.99 4.301 181 0.328
 BMQ Concerns 9.95 4.249 171 10.30 4.949 181 0.726
 Difference Beliefs - Concerns 10.64 5.554 171 10.69 6.494 181 0.612
T-16        
 BMQ Beliefs 20.66 4.630 188 21.23 3.958 183 0.369
 BMQ Concerns 9.89 5.020 188 9.72 4.583 183 0.872
 Difference Beliefs - Concerns 10.77 6.360 188 11.51 5.705 183 0.337
 MMAS-8D Scorea 6.85 1.226 198 6.82 1.237 202 0.817
  1. aMMAS-8D Score: 8 = high adherence, 6–7.75 medium adherence, <6 low adherence