Skip to main content


Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 3 Reasons for not using community pharmacy (N = 82)

From: Perceptions and trends in the use of community pharmacies in Ghana

Reasons Frequency Percentage
Lack of trust in pharmacists/personnel In the pharmacy 15 13.4
Pharmacy is far 25 22.3
There is none in this community 19 17
I don’t have money 17 15.2
I prefer herbal medicine 5 4.4
I don’t like medicine 3 2.7
Religious beliefs 10 8.9
Other 18 16.1
Multiple responses, so the cumulative percentage will be more than 100%
  1. Source: Constructed by authors based on field data