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Relationship between medication adherence and health literacy in patients after PCI in china
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  • Meijie Wang,
  • Fangli Liu,
  • xiaomin cui,
  • lijie yang,
  • yifan cui
Meijie Wang
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Fangli Liu
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xiaomin cui
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lijie yang
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Rational, aims, and objectives: To probe into the status of medication adherence in patients after PCI and its correlation with health literacy. Methods: A total of 260 patients after PCI in cardiology department of three hospitals in Zhengzhou, were investigated by two questionnaire, which are 8-item Morisky Medication Adherence Scale and Chronic Disease Health Literacy Scale. Results: The score of medication adherence was 5.21±2.04, the score of health literacy was 80.8±24.43; Multivariate linear regression analysis results showed that degree of education, the number of hospitalization, monthly income, course of diseases were the influencing factors of medication adherence, which could explain 61.2% of the total variation; The medication adherence in patients after PCI was positively correlated with health literacy. Conclusion: The higher levels of health literacy positively influenced medication adherence scores in patients after PCI. Nursing staff should assist the patients after PCI to establish self-health management awareness, in order to improve their medication adherence.

Peer review status:POSTED

07 Jun 2020Submitted to Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
11 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
11 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed