Title

Factors affecting the compliance to anti-hypertensive medication among physicians at De La Salle University Medical Center, 2018

Date of Completion

2018

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

Degree Name

Clinical Pharmacology

Keywords

Antihypertensive Agents.

Abstract

This study used a descriptive cross-sectional type of study design. Using purposive sampling technique, 35 physicians of DLSUMC who are diagnosed with hypertension were chosen in the study. Morisky eight (8) item medication adherence questionnaire was used for data collection. Data was analyzed through frequency distribution and percentage. The study concluded that most of the respondents inferred that forgetfulness was the main reason in their non-compliance to anti-hypertensive. Hypertensive doctors have a medium level of adherence in terms of their hypertensive maintenance and they are more likely to comply with prescribed medications for their illness.

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