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Table 1 Consumer, pharmacist and GP preferences on CMI provider (role)

From: Enhancing provision of written medicine information in Australia: pharmacist, general practitioner and consumer perceptions of the barriers and facilitators

CMI Provider Consumer n = 500 (%) Pharmacist n = 349 (%) (Missing n = 25) GP n = 181 (%) (Missing n = 20)
Consumer: Who would you like to receive CMI from?
Pharmacist/GP: Where do you think customers/patients should receive their CMI?
Pharmacist only 167 (33.4) 188 (53.8) 23 (12.7)
Doctor only 129 (25.8) 5 (1.4) 20 (11.1)
Both doctor and pharmacist 71 (14.2) 98 (28.1) 84 (46.4)
Neither doctor or pharmacist 12 (2.4) NA NA
Package insert 116 (23.2) 32 (9.2) 29 (16.0)
Internet website for CMI 3 (0.6) 0 1 (0.6)
Patients should not receive CMI NA 1 (0.3) 4 (2.2)
Missing value 2 (0.4) 25 (7.2) 20 (11.0)
TOTAL 500 (100) 349 (100) 181 (100)
  1. NA: Not asked.