Non-compliant N=46 Compliant N=43 p-value
Median age, yrs (IQR) 36 (27) 38 (21) 0.88
Female (%) 52.4 47.6 0.70
African American or Afro-Caribbean (%) 55.8 44.2 0.82
Solely Spanish speaking (%) 30.0 70.0 0.18*
Education above High School (%) 59.5 40.5 0.06*
Income <$15,000 (%) 54.5 45.5 0.13*
Medicare/Private Insurance (%) 57.1 42.9 0.49
Disease Duration, yrs (IQR) 9 (12) 7 (11) 0.22
SLEDAI, points (IQR) 2 (2) 3 (5) 0.37
Mycophenolate mofetil use (%) 75.0 25.0 0.12*
Other DMARD use (%) 57.1 42.9 0.51
Hydroxychloroquine use (%) 47.8 52.2 0.19*
Self reported as compliant (miss medications < 1x/week) (%) 51.7 48.3 0.87
Mean BMQ concerns score (±SD) 14.5 (0.62) 12.3 (0.60) 0.02*
Median BMQ necessity score (±SD) 10.8 (3.9) 11.0 (4.1) 0.82
Side effects ≥ 1x/wk (%) 44.1 55.9 0.18*
*These variables where included in the multivariate analysis to determine which of the above were most associated with compliance when adjusting for other variables.
Table 2: Bivariate analysis of individual variables associated with compliance and non-compliance.