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Table 1 Country distribution of responses from pharmacy professionals (pharmacists and pharmacy technicians), (n = 545)

From: Needs assessment and impact of COVID-19 on pharmacy professionals in 31 commonwealth countries

Country Pharmacist and pharmacy technician Percentage (%)
African Region: Rwanda, Tanzania, Ghana, Zambia, Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, Cameroon, Malawi, South Africa, Mauritius, Swaziland, Zimbabwe 298 54.8
Western Pacific Region: Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Fiji, New Zealand, Samoa 110 20
Region of the Americas: Canada, Dominica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States of Americaa, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Guyana 49 9
South-East Asia Region: India, Nepala, Sri-Lanka 43 8
European Region: Republic of Irelanda, United Kingdom, Malta 27 5
Eastern Mediterranean Region: Afghanistana, Pakistan, United Arab Emiratesa, Jordana 17 3
Unknown 1 0.2
  Number of respondents (%)
Age (years)
 18 to 24 43 7.9
 25 to 34 188 34.5
 35 to 44 132 24.2
 45 to 54 50 9.2
 55 to 64 24 4.4
 > 65 8 1.8
 No response 98 18.0
Gender
 Male 272 50.0
 Female 254 46.1
 No response 18 3.3
 Prefer not to say 1 0.2
Years in profession
 < 1 37 6.8
 1–3 96 17.6
 4–10 143 26.2
 11–15 75 13.8
 > 15 108 19.8
 No response 86 15.8
Professional setting
 Community 216 39.6
 Hospital 172 31.6
 Academia (University (as an academic) or research institute) 77 14.1
 Government (local, regional or nationally) 23 4.2
 Industry 18 3.3
 Public Health Institute 17 3,1
 Professional body 10 1.8
 Others (Post graduate students, military, did not specify) 8 1.5
 Non-governmental organisation 3 0.6
 No response 1 0.2
  1. aIndicates non-Commonwealth countries