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Table 6 Associated factors with MMT adherence

From: Treatment adherence amongst drug users attending public and private methadone maintenance clinics in a northern province of Vietnam

 Incomplete adherenceAdherence VASEver missed dose
OR95% CICoef.95% CIOR95% CI
Marital status (Living with partners/spouse vs single)0.58*0.33; 1.013.64**0.38; 6.902.100.77; 5.74
Occupation (vs Unemployment)
 Self-employed  3.64*−0.51; 7.80  
 Blue collar worker/farmer  6.41***1.91; 10.91  
 Others  6.33***1.85; 10.81  
Quintile monthly family income (vs First)
 Third2.02**1.13; 3.62    
 Fifth  2.63−1.16; 6.43  
Smoke (Yes vs no)    4.31*0.99; 18.74
History of drug injections (Yes vs no)1.75**1.06; 2.88−2.28−5.34; 0.78  
Concurrent illicit drug use (Yes vs no)27.66***3.40; 224.78−14.56***−20.15; −8.98  
MMT dose (mg)0.99**0.98; 1.000.04*−0.01; 0.08  
Receiving support in MMT service (Yes vs no)
 None0.42***0.22; 0.783.48*−0.26; 7.21  
 Health workers at MMT facility0.28***0.16; 0.495.28***1.96; 8.60  
 Commune health workers0.240.03; 1.7311.08*−0.56; 22.72  
 Peer2.97***1.46; 6.06−4.00*−8.02; 0.02  
Most effective manner to not miss dose (Remember by yourself vs Self-timer)0.39***0.22; 0.69  0.570.26; 1.23
MMT model (Public vs Private)1.70**1.06; 2.73−3.55**−6.45; −0.642.54**1.21; 5.34
Distance to MMT facility (vs Near)
 Reasonable1.98**1.12; 3.50−3.31**−6.25; −0.370.52*0.24; 1.12
 Far8.82***2.09; 37.19−7.74***−13.10; −2.39  
Distance to MMT facility (km)0.90*0.80; 1.01    
  1. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1