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Table 4 Comparison between the number of DRPs per patient and the prevalence of dosing inadequacy between control and intervention groups adjusted by age, diastolic blood pressure, creatinine, number of total drugs and comorbidity: T2DM

From: Effectiveness of a drug dosing service provided by community pharmacists in polymedicated elderly patients with renal impairment — a comparative study

  n Mean of difference CI 95% p
Number of DRPs per patient Pre-INTERVENTION    
Control group 176 Ref  
Intervention group 174 0.05(−0.2-0.3) 0.671
Number of DRPs per patient Post-INTERVENTION    
Control group 176 Ref.  
Intervention group 174 0.50(0.3-0.7) <0.001
Prevalence of DI Pre-Intervention    
Control group 176 Ref.  
Intervention group 174 0.73(−6.0-7.5) 0.831
Prevalence of DI Post-Intervention I    
Control group 176 Ref.  
Intervention group 174 13.5(8.0-19.5) <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: DRP Drug-related problem (number per patient), DI Dosing inadequacy (%), CI Confidence Interval, n Number of patients, Ref Group of reference.