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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Demographic characteristics and working environment of community pharmacists

Total (n = 382)Non reporting group (n = 130)Low frequency reporting group (n = 104)High frequency reporting group (n = 148)p-value
Sex, N(%)
 Male142(37.2)40(30.8)35(33.7)67(45.3)0.030
 Female240(62.8)90(69.2)69(66.3)81(54.7)
Age, mean(SD)46.1(9.2)47.1(10.1)45.2(9.7)46.0(8.0)0.249
Education level, N(%)
 Bachelor296(77.5)104(80.0)84(80.8)108(73.0)0.235
 Master74(19.4)23(17.7)19(18.3)32(21.6)
 Ph.D12(3.1)3(2.3)1(1.0)8(5.4)
 Passed years after graduation, mean(SD)21.5(10.7)22.6(11.7)20.6(11.1)21.3(9.3)0.325
 Career in community pharmacy (year), mean(SD)15.8(9.9)16.1(10.8)15.4(10.5)15.7(8.6)0.863
 Career in hospital pharmacy (year), mean(SD)2.6(6.1)3.2(7.0)1.8(4.7)2.7(6.0)0.227
Type of pharmacists, N(%)
 Owner pharmacist311(81.4)102(78.5)85(81.7)124(83.8)0.521
 Employed pharmacist71(18.6)28(21.5)19(18.3)24(16.2)
 Number of pharmacist in pharmacy, mean(SD)1.8(1.6)1.8(1.4)1.6(0.8)2.0(2.2)0.700
Daily prescription volume per pharmacy, N(%)
 25≥26(6.8)14(10.8)5(4.8)7(4.7)0.379
 26-5070(18.3)26(20.0)18(17.3)26(17.6)
 51-7584(22.0)25(19.2)28(26.9)31(20.9)
 76-10073(19.1)22(16.9)25(24.0)26(17.6)
 101-15065(17.0)23(17.7)13(12.5)29(19.6)
 151-20032(8.4)8(6.2)10(9.6)14(9.5)
 201-25011(2.9)3(2.3)3(2.9)5(3.4)
 ≥25121(5.5)9(6.9)2(1.9)10(6.8)
Types of nearby hospital, N(%)
 Private clinic319(83.5)104(80.0)89(85.6)126(85.1)0.454
 Hospital21(5.5)11(8.5)6(5.8)4(2.7)
 General hospital34(8.9)13(10.0)7(6.7)14(9.5)
 Superior general hospital8(2.1)2(1.5)2(1.9)4(2.7)
Use of Pharm IT 3000, N(%)
 Yes209(54.7)52(40.0)65(62.5)92(62.2)< 0.001
 No178(45.3)78(60.0)37(37.5)56(37.8)
Installation of ADR reporting program, N(%)
 Yes281(78.6)57(43.8)83(79.8)141(95.3)< 0.001
 No51(13.4)37(28.5)11(10.6)3(2.0)
 Unknown50(13.1)36(27.7)10(9.6)4(2.7)

Abbreviation: SD, standard deviation

Korean J Clin Pharm 2019;29:125-32 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2019.29.2.125
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