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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression analysis on poor adherence

From: Psychological characteristics of caregivers of pediatric patients with chronic rheumatic disease in relation to treatment adherence

  Initial model Final model
Adjusted OR (CI95%) p Adjusted OR (CI95%) p
Patient’s age 0.78 (0.63–0.98) 0.032 0.83 (0.71–0.98) 0.026
Caregiver     
 Age 1.09 (0.98–1.21) 0.112
 Marital status (ref. = Married)     
  Other 0.41 (0.08–2.10) 0.285
 Schooling (ref. = Stage 1)     
  Stage 2 3.39 (0.75–15.31) 0.112
Number of Children 0.70 (0.35–1.37) 0.295   
Responsibility for Medication Management (ref. = Caregiver)   0.008   0.008
 Patient 0.042 (0.005–0.355) 0.004 0.09 (0.02–0.49) 0.006
 Patient and Caregiver 1.04 (0.19–5.76) 0.966 1.28 (0.32–5.11) 0.729
Depressive Problems - score 1.03 (0.90–1.17) 0.689
Clinical Attention Problems 0.24 (0.03–1.82) 0.169   
Clinical Internalizing Problems 0.91 (0.13–6.12) 0.919
Clinical Externalizing Problems 0.20 (0.03–1.29) 0.091 0.19 (0.05–0.69) 0.012
Clinical Total Problems 1.61 (0.17–15.05) 0.678
Working Memory Index (ref. = Average)   0.056   0.041
  ≤ Below Average 0.42 (0.08–2.06) 0.283 0.34 (0.09–1.23) 0.099
  ≥ Above Average 0.07 (0.01–0.63) 0.018 0.12 (0.02–0.76) 0.024
  1. N = 88
  2. Hosmer and Lemeshow test for initial model (p = 0.510) and final model (p = 0.708)