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Table 3 Associations between risk attitude and adherence (PDC > 80 %*), n = 6396**

From: Associations between patients’ risk attitude and their adherence to statin treatment – a population based questionnaire and register study

  Proportion of adherent patients (%) OR crude (95 % CI) P-value OR adj.*** (95 % CI) P-value
Risk attitude, Financial      
 Risk-averse 4291/5188 (82.7) 1   1  
 Risk-neutral 421/512 (82.2) 0.97 (0.76–1.23) 0.783 0.93 (0.73–1.19) 0.560
 Risk-seeking 568/696 (81.6) 0.93 (0.76–1.14) 0.472 0.94 (0.76–1.16) 0.562
Risk attitude, health:      
Focus on healthy behaviour      
 Risk-averse 3464/4153 (83.4) 1   1  
 Risk-neutral 1167/1436 (81.3) 0.86 (0.74–1.01) 0.064 0.88 (0.75–1.03) 0.116
 Risk-seeking 649/807 (80.4) 0.82 (0.67–0.99) 0.039 0.84 (0.69–1.03) 0.096
Risk attitude, health: Count on symptoms passing      
 Risk-averse 644/776 (83.0) 1   1  
 Risk-neutral 489/591 (82.7) 0.98 (0.74–1.31) 0.904 0.99 (0.74–1.33) 0.948
 Risk-seeking 4147/5029 (82.5) 0.96 (0.79–1.18) 0.718 0.91 (0.74–1.13) 0.395
Risk attitude, health: Preference for GP contact regarding my health      
 Risk-averse 2996/3572 (83.8) 1   1  
 Risk-neutral 1000/1244 (80.4) 0.79 (0.67–0.93) 0.005 0.80 (0.68–0.95) 0.011
 Risk-seeking 1284/1580 (82.6) 0.83 (0.71–0.97) 0.021 0.83 (0.71–0.98) 0.025
  1. *Adherence was defined as a PDC (proportion of days covered) above 80 %
  2. **Up to 1.5 % of the data were missing in registers
  3. ***We adjusted for age group, Charlson Comorbidity Index and CVD, highest attained educational level, cohabitation status and duration of statin treatment
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