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Table 1 Backgrounds of the subjects (registered salespersons)

From: Information provision and retrieval by registered salespersons from consumers during over-the-counter drug sales – a questionnaire survey

N = 207 n(%)
Gender  
 Male 59(28.5)
 Female 148(71.5)
Age  
 10’s 0 (0.0)
 20’s 108(52.1)
 30’s 60(29.0)
 40’s 26(12.6)
 50’s 8 (3.9)
 60 or more 5 (2.4)
Years of experience as a registered sales person  
 Less than 1 year 32(15.5)
 1–3 years 71(34.3)
 3–5 years 29(14.0)
 5 years or more 75(36.2)
Average number of consumers per day for OTC drug sales  
 1–10 persons 128(61.8)
 10–20 persons 42(20.3)
 20–30 persons 12 (5.8)
 30 persons or more 12 (5.8)
 Don’t sell now 13 (6.3)
Whether or not there is a full-time pharmacist in the store where the registered sales person works  
 Yes 46(22.2)
 No 161(77.8)