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Table 5 Responses to questionnaire on modified package leaflet supplemented with p-values (statins with placebo comparison)

From: Understanding adverse drug reactions in package leaflets – an exploratory survey among health care professionals

Extract of questionnaire
Frequency of muscle pain that was reported in clinical trials on statins:
  Statins Placebo p-value
 Cochrane 2013 N = 37,938, primary prevention 9.5 % 9.2 % 0.40
 Finegold 2014 N = 46,262, primary prevention 7.9 % 7.6 % 0.407
 Finegold 2014 N = 37,618, secondary prevention 4.8 % 4.6 % 0.558
Question: If 100 patients take this statin – in how many of them does the intake of this statin cause muscle pain?a
 Responses (No) 0 1 >1 >10 No response
 Format multiple choice
 Group 6 (n = 87) Pharmacy group 10 (12 %) 12 (14 %) 48 (55 %) 14 (16 %) 3 (3 %)
  1. aPossible answers: “0” would be the correct answer