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Table 3 MPR and MASRI scores before and after intervention between control and social media participants

From: Improvement of medication adherence in adolescents and young adults with SLE using web-based education with and without a social media intervention, a pilot study

  Control Social Media
T0 (n) T1 (n) p-value T0 (n) T1 (n) p-value
MPR (mean) 0.79 ± 0.07 (12) 0.81 ± 0.05 (12) 0.56 0.75 ± 0.06 (12) 0.92 ± 0.03 (12) < 0.001*
MPR < 1 0.64 ± 0.07 (7) 0.76 ± 0.07 (7) 0.08 0.72 ± 0.05 (11) 0.93 ± 0.05 (11) < 0.001*
MPR ≥ 0.8 58% (7/12) 67% (8/12) 0.67 50% (6/12) 92% (11/12) 0.03
MASRI (mean) 87.8 ± 4.0 (12) 90.4 ± 2.4 (12) 0.76 85.4 ± 6.7 (11) 84.2 ± 7.7 (11) 0.44*
MASRI ≥0.8 79% (11/14) 93% (13/14) 0.28 75% (9/12) 75% (9/12) 1.0
  1. MPR mediation possession ratio, MASRI medication adherence self-report inventory, T0 prior to starting study, T1 6 weeks after study completion, Mean ± SEM, *calculated using paired t-test