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Table 4 The association between medication adherence and mortality for different cut-offs of the PDC.

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

PDC cut-off for adherence Summary measure OR (95% CI) B-blocker OR (95% CI) Statin OR (95% CI) ACE-inhibitor OR (95% CI)
≥0.50 0.49 (0.30–0.80) 0.93 (0.55–1.56) 0.63 (0.34–1.15) 0.48 (0.28–0.81)
≥0.60 0.46 (0.31–0.67) 0.83 (0.55–1.26) 0.60 (0.37–0.98) 0.48 (0.31–0.73)
≥0.70 0.45 (0.33–0.61) 0.88 (0.61–1.28) 0.58 (0.38–0.88) 0.47 (0.32–0.69)
≥0.80 0.52 (0.39–0.69) 0.86 (0.61–1.22) 0.59 (0.41–0.87) 0.55 (0.38–0.78)
≥0.90 0.66 (0.51–0.86) 0.83 (0.60–1.14) 0.66 (0.47–0.93) 0.61 (0.43–0.85)