Linnet, Kristján2; Halldórsson, Matthías2; Thengilsdóttir, Gudrún2; Einarsson, Ólafur B2; Jónsson, Kristinn2; Almarsdóttir, Anna Birna3
1 Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Department of Public Health, Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet, SDU2 unknown3 Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Department of Public Health, Det Sundhedsvidenskabelige Fakultet, SDU
lack of influence of moderate increases in patient copayment
Primary non-adherence refers to the patient not redeeming a prescribed medication at some point during drug therapy. Research has mainly focused on secondary non-adherence. Prior to this study, the overall rate of primary non-adherence in general practice in Iceland was not known.
Family Practice, 2013, Vol 30, Issue 1, p. 69-75
Age Factors; Chi-Square Distribution; Cost Sharing; Drug Prescriptions; Female; General Practice; Humans; Iceland; Male; Medication Adherence; Odds Ratio; Prescription Fees; Retirement