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Table 3 Age at first contact, gender, number of admissions and type of disorder (depressive or bipolar disorder) in relation to the values of the four components of the Mood Stabilizer Compliance Questionnaire.

From: Attitudes and beliefs among patients treated with mood stabilizers

  Perceived doctor-patient relationship Component 1 Positive beliefs on Mood stabilizers Component 2 Preserved Autonomy: general Component 3 Preserved Autonomy: dosing of mood stabilizers Component 4
  B (95 % CI) B (95 % CI) B (95 % CI) B (95 % CI)
Age -0.010 (-0.02 – 0.004)** -0.010 (-0.02 – 0.005)** -0.015 (-0.02 – 0.005)** -0.003 (-0.009–0.002)
Female gender -0.19 (-0.41–0.03) -0.01 (-0.23–0.20) 0.14 (-0.11–0.38) -0.03 (-0.11–0.16)
Number of admissions -0.006 (-0.076–0.064) -0.008 (-0.08–0.06) 0.003 (-0.06–0.08) 0.007 (-0.04–0.05)
Depressive versus bipolar disorder -0.18 (-0.41–0.04) -0.20 (-0.42–0.02) 0.02 (-0.22–0.26) -0.03 (-0.17–0.10)
  1. * P ≤ 0.05 ** P < 0.01
  2. All variables were included at the same time in the multiple regression models.