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Table 5 Responses regarding acceptability of community pharmacy weight management services

From: Perceptions of the Malaysian general public on community pharmacy-based weight management services

Respondents’ opinions about acceptability of community pharmacy weight management services Yes No Don’t know
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Do you think community pharmacists are trained to manage overweight and obese patients? 297 (40.7) 235 (32.2) 197 (27.0)
In your opinion, should community pharmacists provide weight management services? 470 (64.4) 164 (22.5) 96 (13.2)
Do you think people will use weight management services by community pharmacists? 424 (58.1) 167 (22.9) 139 (19.0)
Do you think community pharmacists have time to provide weight management services? 263 (36.0) 268 (36.7) 198 (27.1)
Do you think customers should pay for weight management services in a pharmacy? 225 (30.8) 398 (54.5) 106 (14.5)
Would you wait 30 min to get weight management services from a community pharmacist? 272 (37.3) 337 (46.2) 120 (16.4)
Would you want weight management services to be done privately (e.g. in a separate room)? 493 (67.5) 169 (23.2) 68 (9.3)