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Table 1 Demographic and work-related characteristics of pharmacist participants surveyed about preference of OTC medications (n = 553)

From: A cross-sectional survey of pharmacists to understand their personal preference of brand and generic over-the-counter medications used to treat common health conditions

Characteristics Mean (SD)
Age 48.46 (13.26)
Characteristics Frequency (Percent)
Gender  
 Male 315 (56.96)
 Female 238 (43.04)
Race  
 Hispanic or Latino Origin 22 (3.98)
 White 481 (86.98)
 Black or African American 11 (1.99)
 Native American or American Indian 2 (0.36)
 Asian/Pacific Islander 43 (7.78)
 Other 16 (2.89)
Household Income  
 Less than $99,999 62 (11.21)
 $100,000–$129,000 129 (23.33)
 $130,000–$150,000 102 (18.44)
 More than $150,000 260 (47.02)
Primary Site of Practice  
 Independent Pharmacy 45 (8.14)
 Chain Pharmacy 213 (38.52)
 Hospital Pharmacy 107 (19.35)
 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy 19 (3.44)
 Managed Care Pharmacy 37 (6.69)
 Long-Term Care Pharmacy 13 (2.35)
 Other 119 (21.52)
Job Title  
 Staff Pharmacist 239 (43.22)
 Clinical Pharmacist 104 (18.81)
 Pharmacy Manager 125 (22.60)
 Assistant Pharmacy Manager 8 (1.45)
 Other 77 (13.92)
Pharmacy Professional Degree  
 Doctor Pharmacy 311 (56.24)
 Bachelors of Pharmacy 242 (43.76)
Work Status  
 Part-Time 96 (17.36)
 Full-Time 423 (76.49)
 Not Employed/Retired 34 (6.15)
Years of Experience  
 Less than 1 Year 1 (0.18)
 1–5 Years 89 (16.09)
 6–10 Years 73 (13.20)
 11–15 Years 62 (11.21)
 16–20 Years 44 (7.96)
 21+ Years 284 (51.36)
  1. Abbreviations used: SD standard deviation