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Table 4 Autoquestionnaire variables independently associated with compliance identified by univariate regression analysis.

From: Compliance and treatment satisfaction of post menopausal women treated for osteoporosis. Compliance with osteoporosis treatment

Variable Response modality Non-compliant
N = 255
Compliant
N = 483
p
Osteoporosis considered as an illness Yes 172 (67.1%) 378 (79.1%) 0.001
Consequences of osteoporosis according to the patient Serious
Quite serious
Not serious
62 (24.3%)
150 (58.8%)
43 (16.9%)
198 (41.3%)
244 (50.8%)
81 (11.0%)
≤0.001
Known osteoporotic risk factors before diagnosis Yes 43 (16.9%) 143 (29.6%) ≤0.001
Well Informed on osteoporosis since diagnosis Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
41 (16.1%)
46 (18.1%)
164 (64.6%)
3 (1.2%)
170 (35.2%)
37 (7.7%)
274 (56.7%)
2 (0.4%)
≤0.001
Osteoporosis treatment considered as a priority Strongly agree
Agree
Disagree
Strongly disagree
69 (27.1%)
37 (14.5%)
144 (56.5%)
5 (2.0%)
228 (47.3%)
35 (7.3%)
216 (44.8%)
3 (0.6%)
≤0.001
Patients perspective: possible Less than 3 months
3 months to 1 year
1 to 3 years
More than 3 years
1 (0.4%)
9 (3.7%)
68 (27.9%)
166 (68.0%)
0 (0.0%)
4 (0.8%)
96 (20.1%)
377 (79.0%)
≤0.001
Walking over 20 min per day Yes 128 (50.2%) 312 (65.0%) ≤0.001
Physical component score of SF12 (PCS) Score unit 44.50 ± 7.66 45.85 ± 8.06 0.041
Mental component score of SF12 (MCS) Score unit 43.16 ± 9.78 46.03 ± 10.06 ≤0.001
Satisfied by osteoporosis treatment Very/rather unsatisfied
Neither satisfied nor unsatisfied
Very/quite satisfied
6 (2.4%)
130 (51.2%)
1180 (46.4%)
4 (0.8%)
141 (29.6%)
331 (69.5%)
≤0.001
Treatment regimen adapted to your lifestyle Yes 235 (92.5%) 468 (97.5%) 0.003
Treatment regimen difficult to follow for a long-time No 201 (79.8%) 461 (96.0%) ≤0.001