Factors Associated With Hypertensive Medication Adherence Among Adults In The Birim North District

ABSTRACT Background: High incidence of lifestyle-related illnesses and conditions create a double burden, given that the country already has a high rate of infectious diseases that require significant human and financial assets to control. High blood pressure is the main cause of cardiovascular diseases. Objective: To determine factors that influence adherence to hypertensive medication among adults in Birim North district. Method: A cross-sectional study was used. A sample of 244 respondents were interviewed. Data were collected using questionnaires with Morisky 8 items of medication adherence measurement with a simple random sampling method. The collected data were analyzed using STATA version 15.0 and results presented in tables and figures. Chi-square, fishers exact, binary and multiple logistic regressions were used to determine the association of hypertensive medication adherence. Results: Prevalence of hypertensive medication adherence was 33.61% out of the 244 study participants. Average monthly income (p

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BODONG, P (2021). Factors Associated With Hypertensive Medication Adherence Among Adults In The Birim North District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-hypertensive-medication-adherence-among-adults-in-the-birim-north-district

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BODONG, PANYAN "Factors Associated With Hypertensive Medication Adherence Among Adults In The Birim North District" Afribary. Afribary, 07 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-hypertensive-medication-adherence-among-adults-in-the-birim-north-district. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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BODONG, PANYAN . "Factors Associated With Hypertensive Medication Adherence Among Adults In The Birim North District". Afribary, Afribary, 07 Apr. 2021. Web. 23 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-hypertensive-medication-adherence-among-adults-in-the-birim-north-district >.

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BODONG, PANYAN . "Factors Associated With Hypertensive Medication Adherence Among Adults In The Birim North District" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-associated-with-hypertensive-medication-adherence-among-adults-in-the-birim-north-district