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Table 3 Perceptions of safety and efficacy by pharmacy staff and physicians

From: Perceptions and utilization of generic medicines in Guatemala: a mixed-methods study with physicians and pharmacy staff

  Pharmacy staff (n = 30) Physicians (n = 12) P-value
Generics are not as safe as branded drugs 12 (41%)a 6 (55%)a 0.50b
Generics are not as effective as branded drugs 10 (33%) 6 (55%)a 0.29b
  1. aA few respondents answered “do not know” and their answers are excluded from this calculation
  2. bFisher’s exact test