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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Respondents’ socio-demographics and perceptions on experienced community pharmacists’ services

Characteristics N %
Total no. of respondents 460 100.0

Socio-demographics
Gender Male 197 42.8
Female 263 57.2

Age (years) 19 - 29 238 51.7
30 - 39 57 12.4
40 - 49 44 9.6
50 - 59 108 23.5
≥60 13 2.8

Education level Below high school 50 10.9
College/University 351 76.3
Graduate School 59 12.8

Job field (or major) in healthcare Yes 190 41.3
No 270 58.7

Health-related expectation
Interest in health Very low 4 0.9
Low 15 3.3
Middle 75 16.3
High 190 41.3
Very high 176 38.3

Desired duration of own life (years old) ≤70 25 5.4
71~80 73 15.9
81~90 202 43.9
≥91 160 34.8

Experience of seeing an acquaintance who died relying on life sustaining treatment such as mechanical ventilation Yes 156 33.9
No 304 66.1

Perceptions on experienced community pharmacists’ services
Average frequency of visiting community pharmacy per month (for any reason) 0 83 18.0
1~2 258 56.1
3~4 95 20.7
≥5 24 5.2

Trust in pharmacist* 1 Very low 5 1.1
2 Low 21 4.6
3 Middle 151 32.8
4 High 195 42.4
5 Very high 88 19.1

Satisfaction with pharmacist’s communication* 1 Very low 8 1.7
2 Low 50 10.9
3 Middle 210 45.7
4 High 148 32.2
5 Very high 44 9.6

* 5-point Likert scale ranges from min. 1 to max. 5

Korean J Clin Pharm 2021;31:145-52 https://doi.org/10.24304/kjcp.2021.31.2.145
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