Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Community Pharmacists’ Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice of Herbal Medicines in Asir Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Table 5

Pharmacists’ practice towards the use of herbal products (n=233).

PracticeFriedman testTotal P value
QuestionNever n (%)Rarely n (%)Sometimes n (%)Often n (%)Always n (%)

1. Do you dispense herbal drugs in your pharmacy?12 (5.2)10 (4.3)53 (22)71 (30)87 (37.3)X2=104.7<0.05 and 0.001
2. Do you use herbal drugs for self-treatment?5 (2.1)7 (3)98 (42.1)72 (30.9)51 (21.9)
3. Do you counsel your clients about using of herbal drugs?5 (2.1)7 (3)74 (31.8)62 (26.6)85 (36.5)
4. Do you get inquiries related to herbal drugs?12 (5.2)17 (7.3)109 (46.8)58 (24.9)37 (15.9)

p<0.05, p <0.001.

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