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Table 2 Content of education in patients or patient representatives who received education at first dispensing

From: Implementation of patient education at first and second dispensing of statins in Dutch community pharmacies: the sequel of a cluster randomized trial

  Experimental group (N= 72) Control group (N= 78) P-value
Patient himself/herself fetched medication and was interested 49 (68.1) 47 (60.3) 0.323
Patient label read out loud a;b 62 (86.1) 54 (69.2) 0.017
Importance of long-term use a 53 (73.6) 47 (60.3) 0.098
Indication of the statin 56 (77.8) 46 (59.0) 0.016
How statin works 44 (61.1) 45 (57.7) 0.661
Side effects 47 (65.3) 48 (61.5) 0.636
What to do when a dose intake is missed 20 (27.8) 24 (30.8) 0.577
Interactions 20 (27.8) 27 (34.6) 0.352
Contact for more information 33 (45.8) 36 (46.2) 0.931
At least one of these 65 (90.3) 55 (70.5) 0.006
Both subjects which were recommended in protocol EAFD 51 (70.8) 47 (60.3) 0.179
  1. EAFD, education at first dispensing
  2. Data are absolute frequencies, with the percentage between brackets.
  3. a Recommended in the protocol for education at first dispensing
  4. b The patient label includes information on the name, strength and use of the statin.
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