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Table 6 Statements given by pharmacists regarding barriers to counselling (n = 350)a

From: Counselling practices in community pharmacies in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study

  Strongly agree (%) Agree (%) Unsure (%) Disagree (%) Strongly disagree (%)
Pharmacists have limited drug information resources 41(11.7) 94(26.8) 48(13.7) 101(28.8) 64(18.3)
Pharmacists are too busy 68(19.4) 141(40.2) 51(14.5) 67(19.1) 18(5.1)
Pharmacists do not have the patient medical history 75(21.4) 142(40.5) 69(19.7) 40(11.4) 19(5.4)
Pharmacists lack confidence in their knowledge 27(7.7) 60(17.1) 50(14.2) 107(30.5) 105(30.0)
  1. aThe total number does not always add up to 350 because of missing data