BioMed Research International / 2016 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Factors Affecting Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting of Healthcare Professionals and Their Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice towards ADR Reporting in Nekemte Town, West Ethiopia

Table 6

Factors that affect spontaneous ADR-reporting in Nekemte town from January 2015 to June 2015.


Discouraging factors
Lack of awareness and knowledge on what, when, and to whom to report4130.8
Unavailable format2216.5
Not knowing or absence of responsible body1813.5
Lack of commitment of HCPs3425.5
Low patient follow-up/contact129.0
I cannot suggest64.5
Encouraging factors
Awareness creation on what, when, how, & to whom to report and increasing awareness at all levels of education5642.1
In-service training3526.3
Make availability of the reports format1410.5
Announcing ADR report as it is a professional obligation of HCPs86.0
Follow-up of patients96.7
Direct supervision of patients by pharmacist158.3

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.