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Table 3 Compliance status of respondents to NAFDAC guideline on disposal of expired drugs (n = 77)

From: Assessment of disposal practices of expired and unused medications among community pharmacies in Anambra State southeast Nigeria: a mixed study design

Compliance status n (%)
Noncompliance to guideline 42.0 (54.5)
Partial compliance 17.0 (22.1)
Full compliance 18.0 (23.4)
Respondents’ responses on the need for a State-run medicines disposal scheme
 Compliance status
  Noncompliance to guide line 42.0 (54.5)
  Partial compliance 17.0 (22.1)
  Full compliance 18.0 (23.4)
Respondents’ responses to the need for a State-run medicines disposal scheme
 Yes 55.0 (71.4)
 No 7.0 (9.1)
 Don’t know or no comment 15.0 (19.5)
 Total 77(100)
Respondents view on the institutions to fund State-run medicines disposal and destruction system (N, 87)
 Institution n (%)
 PCN 21.0 (24.1)
 NAFDAC 43.0 (49.4)
 Pharmaceutical Companies 17.0 (19.5)
 Community Pharmacies 2.0 (2.3)
 Anyone 4.0 (4.6)