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Table 2 Reasons for missed medication among respondents (n = 291a)

From: Patient-level factors influencing hypertension control in adults in Accra, Ghana

ReasonFrequencyPercentage
Forgetfulness20570.45
High pill burden7826.80
Side effects of medication6923.71
Cost of medication124.12
Does not believe in orthodox medicines165.50
Believed was cured93.09
Believe in divine intervention10.34
  1. a Available for 291 participants who responded to reason for missing medication. Multiple response permitted