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Table 2 Item analysis of community pharmacists’ knowledge of public health

From: Engaging Nigerian community pharmacists in public health programs: assessment of their knowledge, attitude and practice in Enugu metropolis

  Item Satisfactory knowledge (%)a P-values
Years of practice Qualification Public health experience
1 What is public health in your own words? 10.0 0.29 0.21 0.32
2 What is health promotion? 27.5 0.23 0.32 0.19
3 List three health promotion activities that the community pharmacist can carry out? 22.5 0.52 0.90 0.75
4 State means through which health education can be given. 30.8 0.14 0.98 0.64
5 What is disease prevention? 3.5 0.56 0.25 0.32
6 State examples of disease prevention activities that the community pharmacist can carry out. 50.0 0.14 0.08 0.20
7 How does a community pharmacist contribute to prolonging the life of a client who has a chronic disease? 80.0 0.71 0.65 1.00
  Average satisfactory knowledge score 31.9 - - -
  1. aListed >2 activities/stated the correct answer