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Table 5 Ordinal logistic regression analysis and predictors of medication adherence

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

Variables OR 95% CI P
Education (Ref: College degree or above)
 Junior high school or below 1.13 0.73–1.75 0.571
 Technical secondary school or high school 1.69 1.04–2.74 0.033
Time to arrive at the medical facility (Ref:> 60 mins)
 < 31 1.19 0.74–1.89 0.477
 31–60 1.17 0.77–1.77 0.474
Adverse drug reactions (Ref: Yes)
 No 1.45 1.00–2.11 0.048
Family supervision for medication (Ref: Often)
 Never 2.73 1.17–6.37 0.020
 Sometimes 0.34 0.16–0.70 0.004
Family spirit encouragement (Ref: Often)
 Never 0.13 0.02–0.72 0.019
 Sometimes 0.73 0.27–1.99 0.542
Family relationship (Ref: Good)
 Poor 3.05 0.26–35.90 0.375
 General 0.95 0.34–2.63 0.919
Relationships with doctors (Ref: Good)
 Poor 0.75 0.43–1.28 0.289
 General 0.61 0.40–0.93 0.021
Acquired knowledge of TB (Ref: Good)
 Poor 0.78 0.34–1.80 0.555
 General 0.49 0.33–0.72 < 0.001
Participation in group activities (Ref: Often)
 Never 1.23 0.64–2.38 0.533
 Sometimes 0.84 0.43–1.63 0.605
Medical security policy satisfaction (Ref: Satisfaction)
 Not too satisfaction 0.95 0.50–1.78 0.867
 General satisfaction 0.86 0.58–1.26 0.426
Increase support for TB treatment policies (Ref: Need)
 Not too need 0.85 0.31–2.32 0.751
 General need 0.38 0.22–0.66 0.001
  1. Ref Reference
  2. Variables with a P-value less than 0.05 in the univariate analysis were included in the ordinal logistic regression analysis. These variables were education, time to arrive at the medical facility, adverse drug reactions, family supervision for medication, family spirit encouragement, family relationship, relationships with doctors, acquired knowledge of TB, participation in group activities, medical security policy satisfaction and increase support for TB treatment policies.