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Table 5 Demographic characteristics of the respondents and their level of knowledge

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of emergency contraceptive pills among community pharmacy practitioners working in Kathmandu Valley: a cross-sectional study

Variables Poor knowledge
n (%)
Good knowledge
n (%)
chi-Square value p-value
Age
  < 20 25 (32.1) 4(2.7) 47.087 0.000*
 20–29 37(47.4) 70(47.0)   
 30–39 10(12.8) 41(27.5)   
 40–49 2(2.6) 21(14.1)   
 Greater and equal to 50 4(5.1) 13(8.7)   
Gender
 Male 40(51.3) 91(61.1) 2.011 0.156
 Female 38(48.7) 58(38.9)   
Religion
 Hindu 61 (78.2) 129 (86.6) 3.284 0.350
 Buddhist 14 (17.9) 18 (12.1)   
 Muslim 2 (2.6) 1 (0.7)   
 Christian 1 (1.3) 1 (0.7)   
Degree
 B Pharmacy 8(10.3) 49(32.9) 19.954 0.001*
 CMA 17(21.8) 12(8.1)   
 D Pharmacy 32(41.0) 58(38.9)   
 M Pharmacy 4(5.1) 9(6.0)   
 Others 17(21.8) 21(14.1)   
Primary Position
 Staff 53(67.9) 56(37.6) 19.191 0.000*
 Manager 3(3.8) 9(6.0)   
 Owner 22(28.2) 83(55.7)   
 Others 0(0.0) 1(0.7)   
Years of Experience
  < 5 years 48(61.5) 63(42.3) 9.191 0.010*
 5–10 years 19(24.4) 42(28.2)   
  > 10 years 11(14.1) 44(29.5)   
Location of Pharmacy
 Inside city 32(41.0) 91(61.1) 14.106 0.001*
 Near Hospital 25(32.1) 44(29.5)   
 Periphery 21(26.9) 14(9.4)   
District in which pharmacy is situated
 Kathmandu 32(41.0) 138(92.6) 75.583 0.000*
 Lalitpur 26(33.3) 10(6.7)   
 Bhaktapur 20(25.6) 1(0.7)   
  1. * indicates statistically significant at p-value less than 0.05