Relation of sociodemographic, clinical, and quality-of-life variables to adherence in the cardiac arrhythmia suppression trial.

@article{Schron1996RelationOS,
  title={Relation of sociodemographic, clinical, and quality-of-life variables to adherence in the cardiac arrhythmia suppression trial.},
  author={Eleanor B. Schron and Marla M Brooks and Larry Gorkin and Joyce C Kellen and Mary Morris and Jonathan Campion and Sally A. Shumaker and J. Corum},
  journal={Cardio-vascular nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={1-6}
}
Clearly, age and education are important factors for predicting adherence in CAST, given that they appear in all three regressions. Moreover, the 4-month and 1-year results indicate that mental health and presence of a spouse are important predictors. Physical function, stress, angina, and history of MI may also provide additional information regarding adherence levels. It is interesting to note that although adherence was higher for patients who have "good" social characteristics, such as… CONTINUE READING