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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of pharmacists (n = 56)

From: Pharmacists’ knowledge and counselling on fall risk increasing drugs in a tertiary teaching hospital in Nigeria

VariablesCategoryFrequency (%)
GenderMale18 (32.1)
Female38 (67.9)
Age (year)20–291 (1.8)
30–3935 (62.5)
40–4916 (28.6)
50–594 (7.1)
Marital statusSingle3 (5.4)
Married52 (92.9)
Widowed1 (1.8)
Educational LevelB. Pharm21 (37.5)
Pharm D5 (8.9)
Masters22 (39.3)
WAPCP8 (14.3)
Years of practice post Induction1–54 (7.1)
6–1017 (30.4)
11–1520 (35.7)
> 1515 (26.8)
Pharmacists’ rankGrade 1 Pharmacist (0-3 years)13 (23.2)
Principal Pharmacist (3-6 years)18 (32.1)
Chief Pharmacist (6-9 years)12 (21.4)
Asst. deputy director (9-12 years)7 (12.5)
Deputy director (12-15 years)6 (10.7)
Years of Practice in UCH< 16 (10.7)
1–521 (37.5)
6–1012 (21.4)
11–157 (12.5)
> 1510 (17.9)
Satellite pharmacy unitsGeneral Outpatient16 (28.6)
Cash and carry7 (12.5)
Medical Outpatient6 (10.7)
Neurosurgery Inpatient4 (7.1)
Geriatric3 (5.4)
Private suite3 (5.4)
Pediatrics2 (3.6)
Staff clinic2 (3.6)
Medical Inpatient2 (3.6)
Accident and Emergency2 (3.6)
Compounding/manufacturing2 (3.6)
Surgical Inpatient1 (1.8)
Surgical Outpatient1 (1.8)
Informatics1 (1.8)
Oncology1 (1.8)
Ear, Nose, Throat and Eye1 (1.8)
Dental1 (1.8)
Critical care & surgeries1 (1.8)
  1. aWAPCP= West African Postgraduate College of Pharmacist, UCH= University College Hospital