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Table 2 Demographic and professional characteristics of respondents

From: Pharmacists’ views and reported practices in relation to a new generic drug substitution policy in Lebanon: a mixed methods study

Variable Number Percenta
Governorate
 Beirut 31 20
 Bekaa 26 17
 Mount Lebanon 23 15
 North Lebanon 29 19
 Nabatiye 21 14
 South Lebanon 23 15
Gender
 Males 76 51
 Females 72 49
Age range
 20–30 years 64 42
 31–40 years 41 27
 41–50 years 34 23
 51–60 years 8 5
 60+ years 4 3
Professional status
 Pharmacist 129 85
 Pharmacy technician 23 15
Owner of pharmacy
 Yes 86 56
 No 67 44
Country where degree was obtained
 Lebanon 106 72
 Eastern Europe 20 14
 Other (Libya, Russia, Syria, and Venezuela) 12 8
 Western Europe 8 5
 North America 2 1
Years of experience
 Less than 10 years 84 63
 More than 10 years 49 37
Postgraduate qualification
 Yes 58 39
 No 92 61
Teaching about generic versus brand-name drugs
 Yes 109 74
 No 38 26
  1. aAll percentages have been rounded to one decimal point