Table 2

Participants’ knowledge and awareness

Which statement best describes what you understand a biosimilar to be?A similar copy of a biological medicine72168
A generic biological medicine1842
A counterfeit copy of a biological medicine36
A new biological medicine13
I have heard about biosimilars but I do not know what they are38
I have never heard about biosimilars37
Are biosimilars on your local formulary?Yes75174
I do not know1536
Not applicable12