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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Perception related to spontaneous adverse drug reaction reporting system in the community pharmacists

Total (n = 382)Non reporting group (n = 130)Low frequency reporting group (n = 104)High frequency reporting group (n = 148)p-value
Knowledge of spontaneous adverse event reporting system, N(%)
 Yes309(80.9)102(78.5)86(82.7)121(81.8)0.675
 No73(19.1)28(21.5)18(17.3)27(18.2)
Knowledge of reporting method, N(%)
 Yes288(75.4)52(40.0)92(88.5)144(97.3)< 0.001
 No94(24.6)78(60.0)12(11.5)4(2.7)
Education during college, N(%)
 Yes62(17.0)28(21.5)23(22.1)14(9.5)0.008
 No317(83.0)102(78.5)81(77.9)134(90.5)
Education after graduation, N(%)
 Yes260(68.1)70(53.8)68(65.4)122(82.4)< 0.001
 No122(31.9)60(46.2)36(34.6)26(17.6)
Source of knowledge, N(%)
 School of pharmacy19(5.0)9(6.9)7(6.7)3(2.0)0.037
 Korean pharmaceutical association287(75.1)85(65.4)81(77.9)121(81.8)
 KIDS, MFDS8(2.1)4(3.1)2(1.9)2(1.4)
 Hospital8(2.1)2(1.5)0(0.0)6(4.1)
 News article11(2.9)7(5.4)1(1.0)3(2.0)
 Co-pharmacists43(11.3)20(15.4)11(10.6)12(8.1)
 others6(1.6)3(2.3)2(1.9)1(0.7)
Knowledge about obligation of reporting ADR, N(%)
 Yes196(51.3)57(43.8)57(54.8)82(55.4)0.111
 No186(48.7)73(56.2)47(45.2)66(44.6)
Knowledge about penalty of reporting ADR, N(%)
 Yes82(21.5)24(18.5)20(19.2)38(25.7)0.278
 No300(78.5)106(81.5)84(80.8)110(74.3)
Effects of obligation, mean (SD)3.30(1.2)3.39(1.2)3.32(1.2)3.20(1.2)0.417
Encouragement of ADR reporting system from co-pharmacists, N(%)
 Yes277(72.5)73(56.2)80(76.9)124(83.8)
 No105(27.5)57(43.8)24(23.1)24(16.2)
Encouragement project of the Korean pharmaceutical association, N(%)
 Yes264(69.1)71(54.6)70(67.3)123(83.1)< 0.001
 No118(30.9)59(45.4)34(32.7)25(16.9)< 0.001

Abbreviation: KIDS, Korea Institute of Drug Safety & Risk Management; MFDS, Ministry of Food and Drug Safety; SD, standard deviation

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