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Table 3 The association between medication adherence and mortality.

From: Adherence to cardioprotective medications and mortality among patients with diabetes and ischemic heart disease

Adherence measure N Percent adherent (PDC ≥ 0.80) All-cause mortality
    Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Summary measure 3696 80.3% 0.52 (0.40–0.68) 0.52 (0.39–0.69)
β-blocker medications 2440 76.6% 0.72 (0.52–1.00) 0.86 (0.61–1.22)
Statin medications 2833 81.9% 0.65 (0.45–0.94) 0.59 (0.41–0.87)
ACE-inhibitor medications 2379 80.0% 0.56 (0.40–0.80) 0.55 (0.38–0.78)