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Table 7 Multinomial logistic regression results in medication adherence groups

From: The relationship between patients’ perception of type 2 diabetes and medication adherence: a cross-sectional study in Japan

Variables B Odds ratio 95% confidence interval
lower upper
Group 2     
 Age −0.055* 0.946 0.899 0.996
 BMI −0.078 0.925 0.787 1.088
 Family history of diabetes −0.350 1.419 0.447 4.506
 Patients’ perception factor 2: living an orderly life −0.257 0.773 0.572 1.045
 Diabetes knowledge −0.049 0.952 0.789 1.150
Group 3     
 Age 0.000 1.000 0.963 1.040
 BMI 0.148* 1.159 1.034 1.300
 Family history of diabetes −1.250** 3.490 1.580 7.709
 Patients’ perception factor 2: living an orderly life −0.121 0.886 0.722 1.087
 Diabetes knowledge −0.169* 0.844 0.741 0.961
Group 4     
 Age −0.072** 0.931 0.882 0.982
 BMI 0.122 1.130 0.961 1.328
 Family history of diabetes −0.618 1.855 0.552 6.239
 Patients’ perception factor 2: living an orderly life −0.361* 0.697 0.523 0.930
 Diabetes knowledge −0.180 0.835 0.693 1.006
  1. BMI, body mass index; B. Partial regression coefficient; The coefficient of determination (R2) in this regression equation was 0.273. *significant at 0.05 level, **significant at 0.01 level