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Table 4 Normative 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 disagree Disagree Agree Strongly agree
I would be highly valued in my peer group if I own a pharmacy 3 (1) 57 (18.2) 216 (69) 37 (11.8)
I would be highly valued in society if I own a pharmacy 6 (1.9) 119 (38) 165 (52.7) 23 (7.3)
My family thinks that I should own a pharmacy as soon as I graduate 9 (2.9) 92 (29.4) 181 (57.8) 31 (9.9)
My family thinks that I should own a pharmacy sometime in the future 34 (10.9) 199 (63.6) 63 (20.1) 17 (5.4)
  1. Subjective norms were assessed by giving 1 to SD, 2 to D, 3 to A, 4 to SA. The scale measured attitude from maximum 16 to minimum 4. Score of <10 were taken as negative beliefs while ≥10 as positive belief. Mean score of subjective norms was 9.66 ± 0.49