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Table 3 Estimates of the effect of predictor variables on self-care adherence score among CHF patients, Northwest Ethiopia 2018/2019

From: Effect of a self-care educational intervention to improve self-care adherence among patients with chronic heart failure: a clustered randomized controlled trial in Northwest Ethiopia

Adherence Beta Std. error 95% Confidence interval Significance level
Lower Upper
Treatment 4.151 0.492 3.186 5.115 0.001
Age in years 0.006 0.009 − 0.011 0.023 0.470
Sex (male = 1) − 0.223 0.224 − 0.662 0.217 0.321
Single/separated − 0.250 0.126 − 0.497 − 0.002 0.048
Support 0.599 0.498 − 0.378 1.576 0.229
Taking aspirin (yes = 1) 0.757 0.306 0.157 1.358 0.013
Depression score − 0.706 0.375 − 1.442 0.029 0.052
Weight 0.069 0.043 − 0.015 0.152 0.107
Prior hospitalization (yes = 1) 0.905 0.394 0.134 1.677 0.021
Number of sessions attended 1.411 0.202 1.014 1.807 0.001
Treatment * sessions 7.142 0.236 6.679 7.604 0.001
(Intercept) 9.981 2.208 5.653 14.309 0.001