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Table 3 Drug Adherence Data

From: Does treatment adherence correlates with health related quality of life? findings from a cross sectional study

Drug adherence item True (%) False (%)
For me, the good things about medication outweigh the bad. 58.4 41.6
I feel uncomfortable on medication. 69.6 30.4
I take medications of my own choice. 40.3 59.7
Medications make me feel more relaxed. 60.3 39.7
Medication makes me feel tired and sluggish. 84.4 15.6
I take medication only when I am sick. 93.0 7.0
I feel more normal on medication. 76.9 23.1
It is unnatural for my mind and body to be controlled by medications. 40.0 60.0
My thoughts are clearer on medication. 4.9 95.1
By staying on medications, I can prevent getting sick. 60.0 40.0
My thoughts are clearer on medication. 4.9 95.1
By staying on medications, I can prevent getting sick. 60.0 40.0
  1. Adherence was assessed by giving 1 to correct answer and 1 to the wrong answer. The scale measured adherence from a maximum of 10 to a minimum of 10. Any negative score was rated as non adherence, 05 as moderate adherence and 610 as adherent. Mean adherence was 1.742.15.