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Table 1 Characteristics of Lebanese hospital pharmacist

From: Assessing knowledge, attitude, practice, and preparedness of hospital pharmacists in Lebanon towards COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics of the pharmacist Total = 81
Age (mean ± SD) 39.36 ± 10.48
Gender  
 Males 12 (14.8%)
 Females 69 (85.2%)
Mouhafazat  
 Beirut 35 (43.2%)
 Mount Lebanon 25 (30.9%)
 North 9 (11.1%)
 South 5 (6.2%)
 Bekaa 7 (8.6%)
Educational background  
 Bachelor in Science (BS) in Pharmacy (only) 16 (19.8%)
 BS in Pharmacy + master degree 14 (17.3%)
 Pharmacy doctor (Pharm.D.) 51 (62.9%)
Years of experience in hospital pharmacy (mean ± SD) 11.56 ± 8.24
Job title/position  
 Associate-assistant director/chief 5 (6.2%)
 Clinical pharmacists/staff pharmacist 25 (30.9%)
 Chief pharmacist/director 51 (63.0%)
Employment status  
 Part-timer 1 (1.2%)
 Full timer 80 (98.8%)
Hospital location  
 Rural/peripheral area 15 (18.5%)
 Urban area 66 (81.5%)
Number of beds per hospital  
 25 beds or less 5 (6.2%)
 26–99 beds 25 (30.9%)
 100–199 beds 22 (27.2%)
 200–299 beds 8 (9.9%)
 300–499 beds 18 (22.2%)
 500 or more beds 3 (3.7%)
Type of hospital  
 Governmental; non-teaching hospital 6 (7.4%)
 Governmental; teaching hospital 5 (6.2%)
 Private; non-teaching hospital 32 (39.5%)
 Private; teaching hospital 38 (46.9%)
Number of staff/clinical pharmacists on duty at a single point in time (including respondent)  
 1 29 (35.8%)
 2 13 (16.0%)
 3 8 (9.9%)
 4 and more 31 (38.3%)
Number of pharmacy technicians on duty at a single point in time  
 0 5 (6.2%)
 1 8 (9.9%)
 2 8 (9.9%)
 3 16 (19.8%)
 4 or more 44 (54.3%)
Facility with a physician residency training program  
 No 38 (46.9%)
 Yes 43 (53.1%)
The facility as a clinical training site to students from an accredited program  
 No 18 (22.2%)
 Yes 63 (77.8%)