Dependent variable

Independent variables

Beta

p-value

Medication adherence

Gender

-0.19

0.03*

 

Age

-0.23

0.02*

 

Education

0.07

0.38

 

Family status

0.00

0.96

 

Work status

0.60

0.00**

 

BMQ - necessity

-0.48

0.00**

 

BMQ - concern

0.51

0.00**


BMQ, Beliefs about Medicines Questionnaire
**p<0.01; *p<0.05; N=168
Table 3: Hierarchical Regression Analysis: sociodemographic variables and beliefs about medicines affecting medication adherence in the total sample.