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Table 3 Survey Respondent Characteristics

From: Implementing a clozapine supply service in Australian community pharmacies: barriers and facilitators

Variable n % n % n %
State/Territory (n = 265/5700) Clozapine Service a (n = 136) No Servicea (n = 129)
Queensland 69 26.0 33 47.8 36 52.2
New South Wales 67 25.3 41 61.2 26 38.8
Victoria 45 17.0 22 48.9 23 51.1
Western Australia 42 15.9 18 42.9 24 57.1
South Australia 22 8.3 15 68.2 7 31.8
Australian Capital Territory 7 2.6 5 71.4 2 28.6
Tasmania 5 1.9 1 20.0 4 80.0
Northern Territory 3 1.1 3 100.0
Unknown 5 1.9 1 25.0 4 75.0
Professional Pharmacy Services provided (n = 263/265) Clozapine Service b (n = 136/136) No Service b (n = 127/129)
Dose Administration Aids 254 96.6 132 97.1 122 96.1
MedsCheckc 234 89.0 119 87.5 115 90.6
Home Medicines Reviewsd 169 64.3 94 69.1 75 59.1
Opioid Substitution Therapy 135 51.3 76 55.9 59 46.5
Harm Reductione 133 50.6 71 52.2 62 48.8
Pain Managementf 86 32.7 44 32.4 42 33.1
Diabetes Screening Trialg 58 22.1 29 21.3 29 22.8
RMMRh 41 15.6 26 19.1 15 11.8
Aboriginal Health Servicesi 32 12.2 14 10.3 18 14.2
None 3 1.1 2 1.5 1 0.8
Otherj 33 12.5 15 11.0 18 14.2
  1. a Percentage across each State or Territory; b Percentage of clozapine or non-clozapine supply pharmacies that provide the specified Professional Pharmacy Services; c a remunerated service in which a pharmacist reviews a consumer’s medication in a consultation in the pharmacy; d an accredited pharmacist conducting a medicine review within a consumer’s home; e opioid replacement therapy and needle and syringe program; f any service related to pain management, including risk assessment for analgesic misuse; g a Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement research project exploring the clinical and cost-effectiveness of diabetes screening interventions within the pharmacy setting; h A Residential Medication Management Review is similar to a Home Medicines Review but within an aged care setting; i Services provided in collaboration with Aboriginal Health Services; j Other includes immunisations, sleep apnoea management, weight management, HbA1c monitoring, stroke risk assessment, cholesterol screening, iron testing, medical certificates & wound management