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Table 4 Linear regression model for the association between adherence and FEV 1 % predicted a

From: Treatment adherence and health outcomes in patients with bronchiectasis

Independent variables Estimated co-efficient (SE) 95% CI
Adherence to inhaled antibioticsb -2.03 (2.57) [-7.06; 3.00]
Adherence to other respiratory medicinesb 4.43 (2.57) [-0.61; 9.47]
Adherence to airway clearanceb -2.32 (2.47) [-7.16; 2.51]
Age -0.11 (0.15) [-0.40; 0.17]
Genderc -5.05 (2.64) [-10.23; 0.13]
Baseline FEV1 % predicted 1.04*** (0.05) [0.94; 1.15]
  1. an = 60: 6 participant withdrawals,, 8 participants with insufficient data to calculate adherence to inhaled antibiotics and 1 participant not prescribed other respiratory medicines.
  2. bAdherent = 1, non-adherent = 0.
  3. cMale = 1, female = 0.
  4. ***p < 0.001.
  5. Adjusted R2 = 0.07.