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Table 6 Barriers in providing weight management services among community pharmacists in Lebanon.* (n = 341)

From: Role of community pharmacists in weight management: results of a national study in Lebanon

 n(%)    
 Strongly agreeAgreeNeutralDisagreeStrongly disagree
I don’t have enough time to provide weight management services55(16.2)48(14.2)59(17.4)64(18.9)113(33.1)
I don’t have enough staff to provide weight management services70(20.6)54(15.9)51(15.0)66(19.5)98(28.9)
I don’t have enough space to have a private consultation area to provide weight management services74(21.9)51(15.1)39(11.5)59(17.5)115(34.0)
I don’t have the relevant equipment (e.g. weighing scale,etc) to provide weight management services78(23.0)57(16.8)41(12.1)56(16.5)107(31.6)
I would need additional payment to provide weight management services69(20.4)38(11.2)40(11.8)43(12.7)148(43.8)
I don’t have the enough knowledge to provide weight management services36(10.6)37(10.9)47(13.9)72(21.2)147(43.4)
I don’t have the interest to provide weight management services36(10.6)27(8.0)48(14.2)76(22.4)152(44.8)
  1. *Values in this table represent n (%)