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Table 3 Control beliefs of participants towards pharmacy ownership

From: Exploring the intentions of pharmacy students towards pharmacy ownership by using theory of planned behaviour

Questions Participants’ response N (%)
Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree
Pharmacy ownership would not provide me a better quality of life 3 (1) 69 (22) 191 (61) 50 (16)
Pharmacy ownership would be extremely risk as not many people become successful 25 (8) 151 (48.2) 127 (40.6) 10 (3.2)
Pharmacy ownership would require increase time commitments to fulfil professional responsibilities 91 (29.1) 195 (62.3) 26 (8.3) 1 (0.3)
Pharmacy ownership would put additional burdens on me along with professional responsibilities 48 (15.3) 171 (54.6) 87 (27.8) 7 (2.2)
Pharmacy ownership would increase my work load 51 (16.3) 186 (59.4) 72 (23) 4 (1.3)
I would have to take a loan from the bank to own a pharmacy 78 (24.9) 198 (63.3) 36 (11.5) 1 (0.3)
I feel that I do not have the knowledge and skills to own my pharmacy 19 (6.1) 132 (42.2) 137 (43.8) 25 (8)
  1. Control beliefs was assessed by giving 1 to SA, 2 to A, 3 to D, 4 to SD. The scale measured attitude from maximum 28 to minimum 7. Score of <18 were taken as negative attitudes while ≥18 as positive attitudes. Mean score of perceived behavioural control was 16.88 ± 0.40