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Table 8 Descriptive statistics for all scales (N = 225) of the “Full path model”

From: Analyzing the effects of barriers to and facilitators of medication adherence among patients with cardiometabolic diseases: a structural equation modeling approach

Factor Theoretical range M S.D Skewnessc
Physician–patient relationshipa 1–4 3.47 .46 -1.28***
Reservationsb 1–4 2.15 .77 .39*
Fear of side effectsb 1–4 2.23 .82 .25
Individual decisionsb 1–4 1.38 .56 1.45***
Avoidance of drug side effectsb 1–4 1.45 .73 1.47***
Insecurityb 1–4 2.04 .81 .45**
Falsified patient informationb 1–4 1.21 .47 2.52***
Carelessnessb 1–4 1.10 .31 3.63***
Drug intake in publicb 1–4 1.67 .81 1.32***
  1. M Mean, S.D. Standard deviation
  2. aHigh value correspond to a ‘‘good’’ Physician–patient relationship
  3. bHigh values correspond to a high degree of barriers to medication adherence
  4. c*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01,***p < 0 .001