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Table 4 The level of knowledge among medical and pharmacy students regarding self-medication

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice of pharmacy and medical students regarding self-medication, a study in Zabol University of Medical Sciences; Sistan and Baluchestan province in south-east of Iran

Variables Awareness P
Good Moderate Poor
Gender Male 19 (24.4) 39 (50) 20 (25.6) 0.228
Female 32 (34.8) 35 (38) 25 (27.2)
Field Medicine 16 (15.2) 52 (49.5) 37 (35.2) < 0.001
Pharmacy 35 (53.8) 22 (33.8) 18 (12.3)
Year of education First year 2 (4.5) 25 (56.8) 17 (38.6) 0.002
Second and more 49 (38.9) 49 (38.9) 28 (22.2)
Self-treatment Yes 38 (39.2) 40 (41.2) 19 (19.6) 0.005
No 13 (17.8) 34 (46.6) 26 (35.6)