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Table 2 Assigned values of the multivariate regression variables for adherence to KOA exercise therapy

From: Construction of an adherence rating scale for exercise therapy for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Variable Assigned value
Adherence Good = 0, poor = 1
Age < 60 = 0, 60–75 = 1. > 75 = 2
Education level College or above = 0, high school = 1, elementary school = 2
Nature of occupation Mainly mental work = 0, Mainly physical work = 1
Social support Good = 0, fair = 1
Lifestyle Regular = 0, irregular = 1
Exercise habits Yes = 0, no = 1
Knowledge of KOA prevention and treatment Good = 0, fair = 1, poor = 2
Degree of care needed to treat the disease Good = 0, fair = 1, poor = 2
Familiarity of the exercise therapy Familiar = 0, not familiar = 1
Treatment regimen Simple = 0, complex = 1
Medical staff-patient relationship Good = 0, fair = 1, poor = 2
Treatment confidence Good = 0, fair = 1, poor = 2