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Table 3 Respondents’ responses regarding the acquisition, recommendations, and trust of currently available information on herbal products (n = 378)

From: Herbal medicines: a cross-sectional study to evaluate the prevalence and predictors of use among Jordanian adults

Questionsn(%)Chi square p value
Obtain herbal Products Pharmacy87 (23.0)> 0.05
 Herbalist143 (37.8) 
 Health products store6 (1.6) 
 Supermarket30 (7.9) 
 Family member/Friend44 (11.6) 
 Others7 (1.9) 
Who recommended herbal products* < 0.05
 Family member/Friend150 (39.7) 
 Medical Doctor37 (9.8) 
 Pharmacist67 (17.7) 
 Nurse4 (1.1) 
 Dietician4 (1.1) 
 Mass Media (TV/Radio/Newspaper)47 (12.4) 
 Others8 (2.1) 
Trust to provide accurate information* < 0.05
 Medical Doctor88 (23.3) 
 Pharmacist93 (24.6) 
 Herbalist59 (15.6) 
 Nurse1(.3) 
 Dietician10 (2.6) 
 The natural health product manufacturer5 (1.3) 
 Family member/Friend49 (13.0) 
 Health products store3(.8) 
 Others8 (2.1) 
  1. *P-value is ≤ 0.05