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TableĀ 3 Perceived barriers of counseling for diabetes patients by pharmacy professional in Addis Ababa, 2018

From: Counseling practice of community pharmacists for diabetes mellitus patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Barriers Yes No
Lack of knowledge or clinical skills 95 (31.7%) 205 (68.3%)
Lack of personnel or resources 203 (67.7%) 97 (32.3)
Lack of clinical tools 161 (53.7%) 139 (46.3%)
Lack of coordination with other health care professionals 175 (58.3%) 125 (41.7%)
Lack of access to additional training programs 214 (71.3%) 86 (28.7%)
Lack of time 247 (82.3%) 53 (17.7%)
Patients are not interested in preventive activities 216 (72%) 84 (28%)