Performance results per group
Experimental condition (group B)
Overall adherence for group B in the second stage was 93%
Control condition (group A)
Overall adherence for group A in the second stage was 68%
Which group was adherent
In stage two, group B under experimental condition was adherent, whilst group A, under control condition was not.
Performance through the week
One of my assumptions was that the further through their prescription someone was the more pills they would forget. The results correlated with this assumption to some degree, with higher adherence at the beginning of the study week compared to the end.
When asked about the reasons affected the likelihood of medication adherence, a participant commented:
Expectations regarding the outcome of treatment and the consequences of poor adherence