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Research Article

The Needs and Resources of Drug Information at Community Pharmacies in Gondar Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of respondents .

Variables (%)

 Female17 (35.4)
 Male31 (64.6)
Age (years)
(mean ± SD)
 23–28 years27 (56.3)
 29–51 years21 (43.8)
Educational level
 Diploma20 (41.6)
 B.pharm27 (56.3)
 M.S.1 (2.1)
Work experience in community pharmacy (years)
4.8 ± 3.2 (mean ± SD)
 1–4 years25 (52.1)
 5–16 years22 (47.9)
Pharmacy ownership
 Owner18 (37.5)
 Employees30 (62.5)
Additional work experience
 Yes22 (45.8)
 No26 (54.2)
Internet service to the pharmacy
 Yes7 (14.6)
 No41 (85.4)
Do you often receive drug related question
 Yes47 (97.9)
 No1 (2.1)
From whom do you receive such questions
 Consumer41 (85.4)
 Pharmacists18 (37.5)
 Physicians9 (18.8)
 Nurses5 (10.4)

The data presented refers to community pharmacists working in Gondar Town and was generated in January 2016 in Gondar, Ethiopia.

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