Survey question/statement

 

Response

P  Value

SD (%)

D (%)

N (%)

A (%)

SA (%)

Gender

University

All generic products of a particular medicine that are rated as “generic equivalents” are therapeutically equivalent to the innovator brand product.

 

103

(18.9)

298

(54.6)

33

(6)

75

(13.7)

37

(6.8)

0.355¥

<0.001*

All generic products of a particular medicine that are rated as “generic equivalents” are therapeutically

equivalent to each other

 

 

153

(28.1)

 

 

252

(46.2)

 

77

(14.1)

49

(9.0)

15

(2.7)

0.920¥

 

 

 

<0.001*

I have not been introduced to the issues of bioequivalence for generic drugs during my pharmacy education.

 

14

(2.6)

33

(6.0)

109

(20.0)

234

(42.9)

156

(28.6)

 

 

 

0.901¥

 

 

 

 

0.502*

I need more information on how bioequivalence tests are conducted for generic medicines.

16

(2.9)

34

(6.2)

83

(15.2)

262

(48.0)

151

(27.7)

 

 

 

0.319¥

 

 

 

0.883*


Note: SD= Strongly Disagree, D=Disagree, N = Neutral, A = Agree, SA = strongly agree
*Fisher exact test
¥chi-square
Table 5: The responses to other questions on knowledge of bioequivalence are shown in Table.
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