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Table 1 Demography details and characteristic features of the respondents

From: Attitudes among healthcare professionals to the reporting of adverse drug reactions in Nepal

Category Sub-category Number (%)
Gender Male 128 (38.4)
Female 201 (60.4)
Data missing 4 (1.2)
Age (years) Up to 20 9 (2.7)
21–30 221 (66.4)
31–40 69 (20.7)
41–50 19 (5.7)
51–60 3 (0.9)
Above 60 6 (1.8)
Mean 29.5
Minimum 19
Maximum 72
Data missing 6 (1.8)
Professional qualification Doctor 162 (48.6)
Nurse 135 (40.5)
Pharmacist 32 (9.6)
Data missing 4 (1.2)
Work experience (years) Less than 1 9 (2.7)
1–5 226 (67.9)
6–10 44 (13.2)
11–15 10 (3.0)
16–20 11 (3.3)
21–25 7 (2.1)
26–30 4 (1.2)
Above 30 6 (1.8)
Mean 5.4
Minimum 0
Maximum 40
Data missing 16 (4.8)
Category Sub-category* Number (%)
Doctor MD/MS 70 (21.0)
MBBS 86 (25.8)
MDS 3 (0.9)
BDS 2 (0.6)
Nurse MN 2 (0.6)
BN 36 (10.8)
PCL 97 (29.1)
Pharmacist PhD and Master 9 (2.7)
BPharm 6 (1.8)
PCL/Diploma 17 (5.1)
Country of undergraduate study Nepal 163 (75.8)
India 26 (12.1)
Bangladesh 11 (5.1)
China 5 (2.3)
Philippines 2 (1.6)
Russia 1 (0.5)
Ukraine 1 (0.5)
  Data missing 6 (2.8)
  1. * Note: MD: Doctor of medicine, MS: Master of surgery, MBBS: Bachelor of medicine and surgery, MDS: Master of dental surgery, BDS: Bachelor of dental surgery, MN: Master in nursing, BN: Bachelor in nursing, PCL: Proficiency certificate level, PhD: Doctor of Philosophy, BPharm: Bachelor of Pharmacy.