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Table 1 Participants’ information (N = 396)

From: Pharmacists' viewpoint towards their professional role in healthcare system: a survey of hospital settings of Pakistan

Characteristics N (%)
Gender
 Male 254 (64.1%)
 Female 142 (35.9%)
Professional Education
 Bachelor of Pharmacy/ Master of Pharmacy 87 (22%)
 Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) 295 (74.5%)
 Overseas Qualification 14 (3.5%)
Place of Work
 State Funded Hospital 199 (50.3%)
 Private Hospital 197 (49.7%)
Current Job Title
 Pharmacist 363 (91.7%)
 Senior Pharmacist 26 (6.6%)
 Chief Pharmacist 7 (1.8%)
Years of Experience
 Less than 5 years 68 (17.2%)
 5–10 years 236 (59.6%)
 More than 10 years 92 (23.2%)
Area of Practice
 Inpatient 265 (66.9%)
 Outpatient 105 (26.5%)
 Oncology pharmacy 26 (6.6%)
State of Practice
 Sindh 143 (36.1%)
 Punjab 175 (44.2%)
 Baluchistan 9 (2.3%)
 KPK 44 (11.1%)
 Capital Territory 17 (4.3%)
 AJK 8 (2.0%)
Are you registered with Pharmacy Council?
 Yes 393 (99.2%)
 In process 3 (0.8%)
  1. KPK Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, AJK Azad Jammu and Kashmir