Table 3B

Reported adherence by patients to their new medicine (measured using the NMS question) showing response combinations for patients providing adherence data at both 10 and 26-week time points (n=305)

26-week response (n)
Normal practiceNMS intervention
10-week response (n)Non-adherent55102717
OR (95% CI; two-sided p value)*1.00 (0.37 to 2.68; 1.0)0.89 (0.44 to 1.82; 0.87)
  • *Repeated measures McNemar’s test, OR>1 indicates improved adherence from 10 to 26 weeks, OR=1 no change, OR<1 deteriorated adherence.

  • NMS, New Medicine Service