BioMed Research International / 2017 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

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

Table 2

Type of drug related questions received by the respondents .

Type of drug related questionsResponse (%)
NeverSometimesAlways

Price5 (10.4)14 (29.2)29 (60.4)
Dosage027 (56.2)21 (43.8)
Drug identification2 (4.2)32 (66.7)14 (29.1)
Efficacy of drugs8 (16.6)27 (56.3)13 (27.1)
Adverse drug reactions4 (8.3)33 (68.8)11 (22.9)
Contraindications4 (8.4)34 (70.8)10 (20.8)
Drug interactions7 (14.6)34 (70.8)7 (14.6)
Pharmaceutical compatibility and stability32 (66.7)11 (22.9)5 (10.4)
Poisoning21 (43.8)26 (54.1)1 (2.1)
Herbal drugs25 (52.1)22 (45.8)1 (2.1)

Note. Three-point Likert scale (1 = never, 3 = always). The data presented refers to community pharmacists working in Gondar Town and was generated in January 2016 in Gondar, Ethiopia.

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