A MULTICENTER STUDY TREATMENT ADHERENCE OF HYPERTENSION FOCUSED ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN INDONESIA


Endang Sulistiyowatiningsih, Mutiara Herawati

Abstract


Objective: Hypertension today has a remained a focus in developing countries. This study aim was to determine the treatment adherence measured by the 8-item Morisky Medication Adherence Scale (MMAS-8) in hypertensive outpatients.

Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out with hypertensive patients older than 18 y, treated at eight of the primary health care in Special Region of Yogyakarta through interviews, between January and April 2016. Adherence was determine by MMAS-8 version translated for this study.

Results: The patients consider low adherence (score<6), moderate adherence (score 6–7) and high adherence when they had a score equal to 8 at the MMAS-8. The prevalence of adherence among the 233 patients in primary healthcare showed the majority was lower adherence (57.90%), the moderate adherence (30.25%) and the high adherence (11.82%). The average adherence value acoording to the MMAS-8 was 5.2 (±1.7).

Conclusion: Non-adherence treatments of hypertensive outpatients in primary healthcare was highest through application of MMAS-8 

Keywords


Adherence, MMAS, Hypertension, Primary health care

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Title

A MULTICENTER STUDY TREATMENT ADHERENCE OF HYPERTENSION FOCUSED ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN INDONESIA

Keywords

Adherence, MMAS, Hypertension, Primary health care

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017v10s3.21356

Date

01-08-2017

Additional Links

Manuscript Submission

Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Special Issue Aug 2017 [ICPPS 2017] Page: 24-27

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Endang Sulistiyowatiningsih
Pharmacy Department, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Indonesia

Mutiara Herawati
Pharmacy Department, Islamic University of Indonesia, Indonesia
Indonesia


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