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Table 1 Pharmacist’s characteristics and hospitals profile

From: Medication safety knowledge, attitude, and practice among hospital pharmacists in tertiary care hospitals in Saudi Arabia: a multi-center study

Factor n (%)
Gender
 Male 88 (30.4)
 Female 201 (69.6)
Age (years)
 21–30 179 (61.9)
 31–40 102 (35.3)
  > 40 8 (2.8)
Level of Education
 Bachelor 91 (31.5)
 Pharm-D 179 (61.9)
 Master 19 (6.6)
Professional Status
 Pharmacist Assistant 20 (6.9)
 Staff Pharmacist 227 (78.6)
 Clinical Pharmacist 22 (7.6)
 Senior Pharmacist 20 (6.9)
Experience
  < 5 Years 195 (67.5)
 5–10 Years 74 (25.6)
  > 10 Years 20 (6.9)
Business Structure
 Public 149 (51.6)
 Private 60 (20.8)
 University Medical Center (owns a university) 80 (27.6)
Number of Beds
  ≤ 50 10 (3.5)
 51–100 24 (8.3)
 101–299 45 (15.6)
  ≥ 300 210 (72.6)
Occupancy Rate
  < 50% 0
 50–65% 45 (15.6)
 66–80% 55 (29.1)
  > 80% 189 (65.3)
Accreditationa
 Saudi CBAHI Accredited 269 (93.1)
 JCI Accredited 250 (86.5)
 ISO Certified 70 (24.2)
 Magnet Certified 100 (34.6)
 Not Accredited or in process 20 (6.9)
  1. aCBAHI Central Board for Accreditation of Healthcare Institutes, JCI Joint Commission International, ISO International Organization for Standardization