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Table 2 Recurrence, non-adherence, and inadequate frequency to appointments in the total sample and subgroups

From: Adherence to secondary prophylaxis and disease recurrence in 536 Brazilian children with rheumatic fever

  Patients successfully followed-up (n = 356)
N (%)
Patients lost to follow-up (n = 180)
N (%)
p-value Total
(% in the total group)
Recurrences 55 (15%) 33 (18%) 0.14 88 (16.5%)
Non-adherence 113 (32%) 75 (42%) 0.027 188 (35%)
Inadequate frequency to appointments 28 (8%) 26 (14.5%) 0.022 54 (10%)