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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients served in five community pharmacies in Southern India

From: Assessment of current prescribing practices using World Health Organization core drug use and complementary indicators in selected rural community pharmacies in Southern India

Socio-economic characteristics Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Age (yrs)
 <5  5.1–15  15.1–25  25.1–35  35.1–45  45.1–55  55.1–65  65.1–75  >75.1 110 73 162 429 116 79 67 12 4 10.5 6.9 15.4 40.8 11.0 7.5 6.4 1.1 0.4
Sex
 Male  Female 447 605 42.5 57.5
Educational Status
 <SSLC  SSLC  HSC  Diploma  UG  PG  Unknown/Nil 217 89 112 30 423 70 111 20.6 8.5 10.6 2.9 40.2 6.7 10.6
BMI
 <18.5  18.5–24.9  25–29.9  30–34.9  >34.9 75 345 372 198 62 7.1 32.8 35.4 18.8 5.9
  1. SSLC secondary school leaving certificate, HSC higher secondary certificate, UG under graduate, PG post graduate