Intelligence and persisting with medication for two years: Analysis in a randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Deary2009IntelligenceAP,
  title={Intelligence and persisting with medication for two years: Analysis in a randomised controlled trial},
  author={Ian J. Deary and Catharine R Gale and Marlene C. W. Stewart and Francis Gerry R. Fowkes and Gordon D. Murray and G David Batty and Jackie F. Price},
  booktitle={Intelligence},
  year={2009}
}
The study examined whether verbal intelligence is associated with persisting to take medication for up to two years. The design is a prospective follow-up of compliance with taking medication in high-risk individuals participating in a randomised, placebo-controlled trial set in Central Scotland. Participants were 1993 people aged between 50 and 77 years with an ankle brachial index </= 0.95. The medication was 100 mg aspirin or placebo daily.The principal outcome measure was continuing with… CONTINUE READING
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