Validity of the adherence estimator in the prediction of 9-month persistence with medications prescribed for chronic diseases: a prospective analysis of data from pharmacy claims.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this article was to assess the predictive validity of the Adherence Estimator--a 3-item instrument designed to estimate a patient's propensity to adhere to medications prescribed for chronic disease. METHODS The Adherence Estimator was a 3-item part of a larger survey mailed to adults aged >or=40 years who had a qualifying index… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clinthera.2009.11.030

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@article{McHorney2009ValidityOT, title={Validity of the adherence estimator in the prediction of 9-month persistence with medications prescribed for chronic diseases: a prospective analysis of data from pharmacy claims.}, author={Colleen A. McHorney and C Victor Spain and Charles M. Alexander and Jeffrey Simmons}, journal={Clinical therapeutics}, year={2009}, volume={31 11}, pages={2584-607} }