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Table 4 Medication adherence by national policy support factors

From: The effects of family, society and national policy support on treatment adherence among newly diagnosed tuberculosis patients: a cross-sectional study

Variables Total n (%) Adherence Level n (%) P
Low Medium High
National TB treatment policy
 Know 141 (29.3) 35 (24.8) 31 (22.0) 75 (53.2) 0.168
 General 143 (29.7) 39 (27.3) 38 (26.6) 66 (46.2)  
 Unknow 197 (41.0) 55 (27.9) 63 (32.0) 79 (40.1)  
Medical security policy satisfaction
 Satisfaction 244 (50.7) 66 (27.0) 52 (21.3) 126 (51.6) 0.004
 General satisfaction 189 (39.3) 54 (28.6) 58 (30.7) 77 (40.7)  
 Not too satisfaction 48 (10.0) 9 (18.8) 22 (45.8) 17 (35.4)  
Increase support for TB treatment policies
 Need 408 (84.8) 98 (24.0) 113 (27.7) 197 (48.3) 0.004
 General need 57 (11.9) 27 (47.4) 15 (26.3) 15 (26.3)  
 Not too need 16 (3.3) 4 (25.0) 4 (25.0) 8 (50.0)