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Table 6 Services offered by pharmacists with regards to CAM and their corresponding satisfaction among study participants. (n = 832)*

From: The role of pharmacists in complementary and alternative medicine in Lebanon: users’ perspectives

   n(%)     
Received the service Of those who received the service
  Strongly satisfied Satisfied Neutral Dissatisfied Strongly dissatisfied
Did your pharmacist give you information on the side effect of CAM (Yes = 725) 725(87.1) 342(47.2) 305(42.1) 43(5.9) 6(0.8) 0(0.0)
Did your pharmacist ask you questions about your medical history before dispensing CAM (like disease history, medications, allergy etc.)? (Yes = 651) 651(78.2) 327(50.2) 263(40.4) 33(5.1) 3(0.5) 1(0.2)
Did your pharmacist tell you how to use CAM products (dose, timing, duration, etc.) (Yes = 777) 777(93.4) 411(52.9) 301(38.7) 29(3.7) 2(0.3) 1(0.1)
Did your pharmacist spend enough time with you when you ask about CAM product? (Yes = 701) 701(84.3) 308(43.9) 303(43.2) 63(9.0) 2(0.3) 2(0.3)
Did your pharmacist know how to explain things in an understandable way to you? (Yes = 765) 765(91.9) 364(47.6) 321(42.0) 43(5.6) 3(0.4) 1(0.1)
Did your pharmacist provide information CAM-drug interaction (Yes = 587) 587(70.6) 299(50.9) 230(39.2) 32(5.5) 0(0.0) 1(0.2)
  1. *Values in this table represent n (%)