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Table 1 Characteristics of Lebanese community pharmacist and pharmacies

From: A cross-sectional survey on community pharmacists readiness to fight COVID-19 in a developing country: knowledge, attitude, and practice in Lebanon

Characteristics of pharmacist and pharmacy

Total = 310

Knowledge

Attitude

Practice

Age (mean ± SD)

31.85 ± 7.99

r = − 0.06; p = 0.308

r = − 0.07; p = 0.222

r = − 0.044; p = 0.437

Gender

 Males

95 (30.6%)

25.36 ± 3.90

8.78 ± 3.67

36.65 ± 6.52

 Females

215 (69.4%)

26.06 ± 3.62

9.39 ± 3.92

36.84 ± 7.44

 p

 

0.124

0.195

0.835

Muhafazat

 Beirut

72 (23.2%)

25.55 ± 3.31

9.48 ± 3.87

35.90 ± 6.76

 Mount Lebanon

150 (48.4%)

26.08 ± 3.74

9.35 ± 3.69

36.78 ± 7.10

 North

26 (8.4%)

26.11 ± 4.02

9.92 ± 4.02

36.88 ± 7.63

 South

45 (14.5%)

25.49 ± 3.77

8.22 ± 4.13

38.15 ± 6.92

 Bekaa

17 (5.5%)

25.53 ± 4.65

8.29 ± 4.04

36.70 ± 9.34

 p

 

0.817

0.253

0.604

Years of experience in community pharmacy

7.51 ± 8.49

r = − 0.04; p = 0.470

r = − 0.04; p = 0.461

r = − 0.06; p = 0.254

Owner of the Community Pharmacy

145 (46.8%)

25.68 ± 3.78

8.96 ± 3.74

37.59 ± 6.73

Employee at the Community Pharmacy

165 (53.2%)

25.89 ± 3.64

9.35 ± 3.93

35.77 ± 7.44

p

 

0.629

0.371

0.026

Working on a Part-time basis

84 (27.1%)

25.47 ± 3.82

10.17 ± 3.90

36.82 ± 8.47

Working on a Full-time basis

226 (72.9%)

25.98 ± 3.67

8.85 ± 3.78

36.76 ± 6.63

p

 

0.285

0.007

0.951

Per day, how many patients come into the pharmacy asking you about the COVID-19 virus?

  < 10

36 (11.6%)

26.14 ± 3.34

9.11 ± 4.14

34.36 ± 6.49

 10–50

168 (54.2%)

25.99 ± 3.78

9.14 ± 4.01

37.27 ± 6.44

 51–100

62 (20.0%)

25.16 ± 3.88

9.84 ± 3.44

37.37 ± 8.48

  > 100

44 (14.2%)

26.03 ± 3.52

8.64 ± 3.56

36.04 ± 8.03

 p

 

0.444

0.442

0.122

How many pharmacists/technicians are on duty at any single point in time at the pharmacy?

 1

118 (38.1%)

25.80 ± 3.85

8.79 ± 3.86

36.42 ± 6.58

 2

130 (41.9%)

25.82 ± 3.68

9.44 ± 3.80

37.34 ± 7.18

 3

41 (13.2%)

25.51 ± 3.47

9.05 ± 4.29

37.05 ± 7.92

  > 3

21 (6.8%)

26.95 ± 3.69

10.38 ± 3.07

34.81 ± 8.66

 p

 

0.530

0.272

0.437

  1. Numbers in bold indicate significant p-values; numbers are presented as frequency (percentage) or mean ± standard deviation