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Table 4 Practices for ADR reporting from three different HCPs

From: Adverse drug reactions (ADRS) reporting: awareness and reasons of under-reporting among health care professionals, a challenge for pharmacists

Practices Designation P value
Physician Pharmacist Nurse
N % N % N %
I am trained to detect, report and control ADR
 Strongly disagree 14 7.7 2 1.9 2 2.9 0.006
 Disagree 57 31.3 12 11.3 11 15.9  
 Neutral 35 19.2 20 18.9 18 26.1  
 Agree 45 24.7 46 43.4 34 49.3  
 Strongly agree 31 17.0 26 24.5 4 5.8  
I have observed ADR
 Strongly disagree 11 6.0 1 0.9 1 1.4 0.29
 Disagree 32 17.6 7 6.6 12 17.4  
 Neutral 27 14.8 19 17.9 13 18.8  
 Agree 71 39.0 39 36.8 34 49.3  
 Strongly agree 41 22.5 40 37.7 9 13.0  
I report ADR in my health care sector
 Strongly disagree 6 3.3 2 1.9 2 2.9 0.001
 Disagree 52 28.6 9 8.5 4 5.8  
 Neutral 35 19.2 25 23.6 17 24.6  
 Agree 57 31.3 44 41.5 34 49.3  
 Strongly agree 32 17.6 26 24.5 12 17.4  
I report ADR in any pharmaceutical industry
 Strongly disagree 18 9.9 9 8.5 8 11.6 0.17
 Disagree 85 46.7 44 41.5 23 33.3  
 Neutral 46 25.3 24 22.6 22 31.9  
 Agree 30 16.5 26 24.5 15 21.7  
 Strongly agree 3 1.6 3 2.8 1 1.4