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Table 1 Background characteristics of pharmacy workers

From: Knowledge of pharmacy workers on antihypertensive and anticonvulsant drugs for managing pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Bangladesh

Variables N %
District/ Geographic distribution
 Comilla 124 32.5
 Rangpur 80 20.9
 Tangail 90 23.6
 Bhola 88 23.0
Sex
 Male 316 82.7
 Female 66 17.3
Age (years)
  < 30 69 18.1
 30–39 114 29.8
 40–49 88 23.0
  > =50 111 29.1
Number of years’ experience
  < 1 year 15 3.9
 1–5 years 87 22.8
  > 5 280 73.3
Received any basic medical training
 No 92 24.1
 Yes 290 75.9
Type of medical drug store
Public
 District Hospital/MCWC 8 2.1
 Upazila Health Complex (UHC) 21 5.5
 Union Health and Family Welfare Center (UH&FWC) 114 29.8
 Private
  Private pharmacies/drug stores 239 62.6
Title of pharmacy worker
Public
 Pharmacist 28 7.3
 Service providers (FWV/SACMO) additional work in pharmacy 103 27.0
 Drug store keeper 12 3.1
Private   
 Drug seller/store manager 37 9.7
 Drug store owner 202 52.9
N 382 100.0