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Table 4 Reasons for medication non-adherence among participants at baseline

From: Pharmacist-led intervention in treatment non-adherence and associated direct costs of management among ambulatory patients with type 2 diabetes in southwestern Nigeria

Reason for medication non-adherence T2D Participants
Control (%) Intervention (%)
Financial constraint 25(49.0) 48 (46.1)
Forgetfulness 16 (31.3) 36 (34.6)
Symptom under control 3 (5.9) 3 (2.9)
Side effect(s) 4 (7.8) 4 (3.8)
Unavailability of prescribed medication(s) 2 (3.9) 1 (1.0)
Tired of medication use 0 (0.0) 7 (6.7)
I don’t know how to use it 0 (0.0) 2 (1.9)
I cannot read the instruction because of my eye defect 0 (0.0) 1 (1.0)
There is no consistency in the prescription of different physicians l am allotted to 1 (2.0) 2 (1.9)
Total 51 104
  1. There were multiple responses among some participants