Multilevel Correlates of Non-Adherence in Kidney Transplant Patients Benefitting from Full Cost Coverage for Immunosuppressives: A Cross-Sectional Study.

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Elisa Oliveira Marsicano ; Neimar Silva Fernandes ; Fernando Antônio Basile Colugnati ; Natalia Maria Silva Fernandes ; Sabina De Geest ; Helady Sanders-Pinheiro
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138869, pmc: PMC4664247
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine

Background Adherence is the result of the interaction of the macro, meso, micro, and patient level factors. The macro level includes full coverage of immunosuppressive medications as is the case in Brazil. We studied the correlates of immunosuppressive non-adherence in ... View more
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