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Table 4 Summarizes the distribution of variables in both the intervention and control groups

From: Pharmacist counseling to cardiac patients in Israel prior to discharge from hospital contribute to increasing patient's medication adherence closing gaps and improving outcomes

  Age Number of chronic medications Medication adherence Number of readmission
Intervention group N = 33     
Mean ± SD 65.33 ± 12.12 7 ± 2.71 77.83 ± 22.85 0.7 ± 1.18
Minimum 41 3 22.22 0
Maximum 92 17 105.10 5
Control group N = 41     
Mean ± SD 72.73 ± 10.64 6.59 ± 1.92 62.45 ± 24.52 0.93 ± 1.01
Minimum 36 3 6.25 0
Maximum 90 11 100 3
  1. 1 For the statistical analysis (Chi-squared test) using SPSS 14.0 software was performed
  2. 2 The statistical significance level that was used was bilateral 5%