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Table 5 Statements given by pharmacists regarding their counselling practice (n = 350)a

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

  Strongly agree (%) Agree (%) Unsure (%) Disagree (%) Strongly disagree (%)
Patients are comfortable in consulting me about their medication/medical condition 106(30.3) 197(56.3) 33(9.4) 12(3.4) 1(0.28)
I use all opportunities to clarify patients’ understanding of my counselling 118(33.7) 172(49.1) 48(13.7) 8(2.2) 1(0.28)
Patients understand the information I provide them 87(24.8) 172(49.1) 68(19.4) 13(3.7) 3(0.85)
I confirm and clarify the understanding of the patient 102(29.1) 172(49.1) 58(16.5) 6(1.7) 2(0.57)
I am satisfied with my counselling practice 130(37.1) 169(48.2) 34(10) 9(2.6) 4(1.1)
  1. aThe total number does not always add up to 350 because of missing data