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0 TIAB Low adherence with antihypertensives in actual practice: the association with social participation – 0 1937 0 show
1 Background The effectiveness [1,2] and efficiency [3] of antihypertensives may be questioned, as adherence with 0 2476 0 show
2 Methods Participants The Health Survey in Scania 2000 (HSS-2000) was a postal self-administered questionnair 0 921 0 show
3 Methods Outcome variable Use of antihypertensives was based on an affirmative answer to the question "Have y 0 494 0 show
4 Methods Explanatory variables Age was categorised in five groups: <35 (reference), 35–44, 45–54, 55–64 and ≥ 0 1101 0 show
5 Methods Statistical analysis Because of the hierarchy in the data, with individuals nested in municipalities 0 2595 0 show
6 Results Low adherence with antihypertensives during the last two weeks was found among 11% (145/1 288) of th 0 531 0 show
7 Results Fixed effects Participants with low social participation had on average a more than twofold higher p 0 776 0 show
8 Results Random effects We found a variance between the municipalities in both low adherence with antihyperte 0 999 0 show
9 Discussion Main findings Our results suggest that low social participation is associated with low adherence wit 0 2966 0 show
10 Discussion Limitations of the study The rather low participation rate (59%) may increase the risk of selection 0 2402 0 show
11 Conclusion Our results suggest that low social participation is associated with low adherence with antihyperten 0 1027 0 show
12 Pre-publication history The pre-publication history for this paper can be accessed here: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2 0 115 0 show
13 Caption-Figure 1 Slope variance in the association between low social participation and low adherence with antihypert 0 176 0 show
14 Caption-Table 1 Characteristics of the participants (n = 1288) according to individual low social participation. 0 96 0 show
15 Caption-Table 2 Municipality variance and age adjusted odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) of low adherence with 0 266 0 show