|Overall adherence rates across methods|
|Assessment Method||Number of patients (%)|
|Plasma concentration a||98.2%||95-99%|
|Prescription refill (6months)b||85.3%*||78-90%|
|Overall prescription refill b||77.8%*+||70-83%|
a plasma concentrations below the quantification limit indicate non-adherence (see Methods section).
b an MPR of >90% was classified as adherent.
* significant lower adherence rate than adherence rate indicated by plasma concentration.
+ significant lower adherence rate than adherence rate indicated by physician-rating.
Oberguggenberger et al.
Oberguggenberger et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:474 doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-474