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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Expectation for pharmacist’s explanation of prescription drug side effects

Expectation of pharmacist’s explanation N %
Total no. of respondents 189 100.0

Adequacy of pharmacist's explanation of prescription drug side effects (Likert score) Extremely adequate(4) 17 9.0
Adequate(3) 59 31.2
Inadequate(2) 77 40.7
Not adequate at all(1) 36 19.0

Importance of providing sufficient information about prescription drug side effects (Likert score) Very important(4) 165 87.3
Important(3) 22 11.6
Not important(2) 2 1.1
Not important at all(1) 0 0

Preferred methods of providing information about side effects by pharmacists Verbal 53 28.0
Written 13 6.9
Both (verbal + written) 123 65.1

Appropriate duration for verbally explaining side effects Within 1 minute 80 42.3
Within 3 minutes 81 42.9
Within 5 minutes 25 13.2
Within 10 minutes 3 1.6
Longer than 10 minutes 0 0
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