Table 5: Multivariable analysis of factors associated with Non-adherence among hypertensive patients in Nedjo General Hospital, West Ethiopia, March 15 to May 5, 2015.

Variables Categories P-value AOR (95% CI) for Non-adherence status
Age 18-34 0.075 1.00
35-54 0.255 0.34(0.05-2.21)
> 55 0.035 0.10(0.01-0.85)
Level of education Illiterate 0.049 6.76(1.01-45.08)
Elementary 0.002 21.62(3.17-147.38)
Secondary 0.971 0.97(0.17-5.62)
College/University 0.007 1.00
Income status (Monthly income in Birr) <500 0.011 18.51(1.95-176.06)
500-1000 0.071 7.19(0.85-61.12)
1000-2000 0.401 2.52(0.29-21.71)
>2000 0.031 1.00
Duration of treatments <2 Years 0.119 1.00
2-4 Years 0.825 1.15(0.33-4.08)
>5 Years 0.041 5.41(1.08-27.22)
Physical activity Inactive 0.001 34.51(4.66-255.89)
Minimally active 0.005 8.49(1.91-37.84)
Vigorously active 0.002 1.00
Knowledge about hypertension and treatment Yes 0.000 1.00
No 7.67(2.48-23.73)

AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio.

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