Published: 30 April 2011

Authors: Bakker, J., O’Keeffe, K., Neill, A., & Campbell, A.

Read online: Ethnic disparities in CPAP adherence in New Zealand: Effects of socioeconomic status, health literacy and self-efficacy

    This study investigated the influence of ethnicity on adherence with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) in a sample of 126 New Zealand patients. The authors concluded that disparity in CPAP adherence demonstrated between Māori and non-Māori can be explained in part by lower education levels and socioeconomic status.