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adherent

/ad·her·ent/ (-ent) sticking or holding fast, or having such qualities.

adherent

(ăd-hē′rĕnt) [L. adhaerere, to stick]
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Accordingly, in this study, the patients with hypertension were assessed for not only the adherence to the medicine, but also adherence to the lifestyle modifications, including diet, exercise and home monitorization of BP We hypothesized that the reasons of nonadherence to each recommendation may be different, and therefore, should be assessed individually.
When there is a conflict between the answers, poor adherence was suspected.
Predictors of adherence to medicine and lifestyle changes
Logistic regression analysis demonstrated that the medicine-related adherence was found to be independently related (Table 2) to the time of day of taking the medicine (morning is better; OR=3.
The study has revealed that the adherence rates are low in patients with hypertension.
The adherence to medicine was better in patients have chronic disease, who takes the medicine earlier in the day, who have certificate of exemption and who exercises regularly.
The diet-related adherence was found to be better in patients whose income level was higher, who had been informed about the medicine and who were exercising.
In the PatenT study, adherence to recommendation of increasing exercise was found to be 35.
The measurement-related adherence in our study was found to be related to education level and being informed about medicine.
The aim of the study was to show the difference in effective factors on adherence types, not adherence frequencies.
Therefore, each category of adherence should be evaluated individually to increase the adherence rates in hypertensive patients.
Perceived threat in adherence and adherence research.