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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of scores (out of 10) per medication for completeness, readability and knowledge of dosing instructions among study participants

From: Patients’ ability to read and understand dosing instructions of their own medicines – a cross sectional study in a hospital and community pharmacy setting

Score out of 10 Completenessa Readabilitya Comprehensiona
Mean Median SD Mean Median SD Mean Median SD
Hospital pharmacy 6.4 6.7 1.4 8.3 8.3 1.8 7.5 7.5 1.3
Community pharmacy 7.3 7.5 0.6 7.9 8.0 1.5 8.0 7.5 1.3
  1. SD standard deviation, HPS hospital pharmacy setting, CPS community pharmacy setting
  2. aThe number medicines dispensed was used as the denominator