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Table 6 Source of information on dosage regimen and medications for self-medication practice

From: Prevalence, knowledge and perception of self-medication practice among undergraduate healthcare students

Variable Frequency Percentage (%)
Source of medication (n = 473)
 Community pharmacy 281 59.4
 Patent medicine vendor 116 24.5
 Friends/family 48 10.2
 Hospital 28 5.9
aSource of information on drug dosage regimen (n = 777)
 Patient Information leaflet 251 32.3
 Family and friends 172 22.1
 Classroom 143 18.4
 Textbook 132 16.9
 Social media 52 6.7
 Print media (newspaper and magazine) 27 3.6
  1. aMultiple response