Table 6

Simple and multiple linear regression analyses for the association of characteristics of study participants with the knowledge score

Crude B, 95% CIAdjusted B, 95% CI
Age range, years
 20–30RefRef
 31–40−0.04 (−0.45 to 0.37)−0.29 (−0.86 to 0.29)
 41–50−0.19 (−0.68 to 0.30)−0.53 (−1.27 to 0.21)
 >50−0.51 (−1.03, 0.00)−0.74 (−1.57 to 0.10)
Gender
 MaleRefRef
 Female−0.05 (−0.39 to 0.29)−0.19 (−0.55 to 0.17)
Employments status
 Pharmacy ownerRefRef
 Full-time0.38 (−0.04 to 0.79)0.32 (−0.15 to 0.78)
 Part-time−0.04 (−0.47 to 0.38)−0.08 (−0.60 to 0.45)
Highest educational level attained
 BSc, MSc and PhDRefRef
 Pharm D0.37 (−0.02 to 0.76)0.27 (−0.14 to 0.68)
Which university did you graduate from
 Non-Lebanese Universities*RefRef
 Lebanese Universities0.05 (−0.35 to 0.26)−0.06 (−0.40 to 0.28)
During your university education, did you receive any education/training on CAM products?
 NoRefRef
 Yes0.68 (0.31 to 1.06)0.68 (0.29 to 1.07)
Did you receive any post graduate education/training on CAM products?
 NoRefRef
 Yes0.25 (−0.19 to 0.69)0.25 (−0.20 to 0.70)
Years of work experience (in community pharmacy)
 1–3RefRef
 4–7−0.28 (−0.78 to 0.22)−0.22 (−0.75 to 0.30)
 8–100.37 (−0.24 to 0.98)0.67 (−0.08 to 1.42)
 >10−0.18 (−0.62 to 0.25)0.15 (−0.60 to 0.87)
How many pharmacists work in this pharmacy?
 0RefRef
 1−0.19 (−0.91 to 0.53)−0.28 (−1.01 to 0.45)
 2−0.28 (−1.01 to 0.44)−0.56 (−1.33 to 0.21)
 ≥3−0.05 (−0.83 to 0.73)−0.31 (−1.16 to 0.54)
How long has this pharmacy been opened for?
 1–5 yearsRefRef
 6–10 years0.13 (−0.36 to 0.63)0.11 (−0.40 to 0.62)
 11–15 years0.22 (−0.38 to 0.82)0.24 (−0.39 to 0.88)
 16–20 years0.19 (−0.40 to 0.79)0.33 (−0.32 to 0.98)
 ˃20 years−0.56 (−0.45 to 0.56)0.35 (−0.25 to 0.94)
 I do not know−0.39 (−1.08 to 0.30)−0.38 (−1.10 to 0.34)
  • *Including ‘non-specified universities’.

  • CAM, complementary and alternative medicine.