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Table 6 Relationship between physicians’ prescribing behavior and demographic parameters

From: Pharmaceutical marketing strategies’ influence on physicians' prescribing pattern in Lebanon: ethics, gifts, and samples

First parameter Second parameter P value
The location of practice Shifting drug prescription from one company to another (if both drugs were generic) 0.001
Changing clinical practice after attending conferences and meetings 0.023
Age Shifting drug prescription from one company to another (if both drugs were generic) 0.000
Changing clinical practice after attending conferences and meetings 0.121
Gender Shifting drug prescription from one company to another (if both drugs were generic) 0.000
Changing clinical practice after attending conferences and meetings 0.472
  1. Source: Survey