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Table 2 Open comparison of adherence prevalence between the self-reported methods and the reference method by the chi-square test.

From: Is it possible to diagnose the therapeutic adherence of patients with COPD in clinical practice? A cohort study

  1 month 6 months 12 months
Dose/pill count 68.1% (60.9-75.3) 80% (73-87) 84%(77-90)
Morinsky-Green Test 60.8% (53.3-68.3) p = 0.019 67.6% (59.4-75.8) p < 0.001 69.1% (60.4-77.8) p = 0.820
Batalla Test 46.9% (39.2-54.6) p = 0.011 61.9% (53.4-70) p < 0.001 64.9% (55.9-73.9) p = 0.306
Morinsky-Green Test + Batalla Test 28.7% (21.7-35.7) p = 0.002 43.8% (35.1-52.5) p < 0.001 42.6% (33.6-51.6) p = 0.633