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Table 4 Barriers to provide pharmaceutical service at community pharmacy (N = 280)

From: Community pharmacists’ perceptions about pharmaceutical service of over-the-counter traditional Chinese medicine: a survey study in Harbin of China

Barriers items n (%)
Insufficient professional knowledge 153(54.6)
Ambiguity of the professional role of pharmacists 153(54.6)
Lack of scientific evidence of OTC TCM 127(45.4)
Unwillingness of consumers with respect to the OTC TCM service 111(39.6)
Lack of time 76(27.1)
Lack of reimbursement 60(21.4)