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Table 5 Associations of sociodemographic and communication variables with adherence and consultation rate

From: Raising positive expectations helps patients with minor ailments: A cross-sectional study

Dependent variable Predictor β SE β Wald's χ2 df P OR
Medication adherence Ill overall health -0.36 0.16 4.90 1 0.03 0.70
0 = adherence Low mood 0.33 0.15 5.06 1 0.03 1.39
1 = non-adherence Active listening 0.03 0.04 0.58 1 n.s. 1.03
  Active listening × Low mood -0.39 0.16 6.21 1 0.01 0.68
Contact frequency Low mood .05 .12 .16 1 n.s. n.a.
0 = once Favourable prognosis .05 .19 .08 1 n.s. n.a.
1 = more than once Favourable prognosis × Low mood .43 .15 7.82 1 .01 1.53
Follow-up contact Age .03 .01 8.72 1 .00 1.03
0 = no follow-up        
1 = follow-up contact        
  1. n.s. = not significant
  2. n.a. = not applicable