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Table 2 Final-year pharmacy students’ knowledge concerning ADRs reporting in Nigeria (N = 342)

From: An evaluation of the knowledge and perceptions of pharmacy students on pharmacovigilance activities in Nigeria

Survey items Respondents who got the correct
Answers to survey questions (items)
No. (%)
1. What do you understand by the term adverse drug reactions? 168 (49.1)
2. What is pharmacovigilance? 173 (50.6)
3. Which types of ADR should be documented? 118 (34.5)
4. What type of ADR reporting system do we have in Nigeria? 143 (41.8)
5. All ADRs should be reported 174 (50.9)
6. There are no guidelines for reporting ADRs in Nigeria 167 (48.8)
7. What types of ADRs do you know? 147 (43.0)
8. ADRs caused by herbal medicines are neither documented nor reported 176 (51.5)
9. All ADRs are known before a drug is marketed 21 (6.1)
10. Which organization should case of ADRs be reported to in Nigeria? 165 (48.2)