Malaria Research and Treatment / 2014 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Pharmacovigilance Practices for Better Healthcare Delivery: Knowledge and Attitude Study in the National Malaria Control Programme of India

Table 2

Statement-wise responses to knowledge and attitude questionnaire of healthcare professionals on a 5-point Likert scale expressed as absolute numbers (%).

StatementStrongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agree

All ADRs are known 21 (13.6)33 (21.4)10 (6.5)60 (39)30 (19.5)
Report all ADRs for new drugs6 (3.9)8 (5.2)2 (1.3)36 (23.4)102 (66.2)
Report only serious ADRs for old drugs 12 (7.8)8 (5.2)8 (5.2)34 (22.1)92 (59.7)
No need to report minor ADRs60 (39)37 (24)14 (9.1)28 (18.2)15 (9.7)
Report only uncommon ADRs 54 (35.1)32 (20.8)11 (7.1)29 (18.8)28 (18.2)
I should report only when I am sure 20 (13)18 (11.6)16 (10.4)40 (26)60 (39)
Likely to report future ADRs15 (11.4)7 (5.3)51 (38.6)53 (40.1)6 (4.6)
ADR reporting improves safety1 (0.6)1 (0.6)1 (0.6)21 (13.7)130 (84.5)
I am not doing my job properly17 (11)21 (13.6)22 (14.3)42 (27.3)52 (33.8)
Only one ADR is not significant 62 (40.3)28 (18.2)6 (3.9)37 (24)21 (13.6)
I fear problems for me94 (61.1)29 (18.8)15 (9.7)10 (6.5)6 (3.9)
There should be payment64 (41.6)22 (14.3)25 (16.2)23 (14.9)20 (13)
Responsibility for patient harm83 (53.9)26 (16.9)10 (6.5)13 (8.4)22 (14.3)
ADR not preventable 103 (66.9)35 (22.7)8 (5.2)7 (4.6)1 (0.6)
Reporting should be voluntary41 (26.6)25 (16.2)13 (8.5)40 (26)35 (22.7)
Unlikely to report for lack of time 86 (55.8)36 (23.4)14 (9.1)13 (8.4)5 (3.3)
Self-recognized ADRs not reported87 (56.9)33 (21.6)10 (6.5)14 (9.1)9 (5.9)