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Table 3 The association between approval for OTC availability of EC and other variables

From: Do Indonesian medical practitioners approve the availability of emergency contraception over-the-counter? A survey of general practitioners and obstetricians in Jakarta

Variables (n = 276) Approves EC as an OTC product Disapproves EC as an OTC product1  
  n % n %  
Age group 2      
Younger 23 18 121 82 0.00254
Older 43 34 85 66  
Missing = 1      
Gender      
Male 47 30 112 70 0.0418
Female 22 19 95 81  
Speciality      
GP 25 17 124 83 0.0006
O&G 44 35 83 65  
Location of work      
Jakarta 63 25 190 75  
Other 1 14 6 86 0.8569
Both 4 31 9 69  
Missing = 3      
Knowledge score 3      
Very good 19 34 37 66  
Good 22 33 45 67 0.0086
Poor 25 19 110 82  
Missing = 18      
Prescribes EC      
Yes 57 37 96 63 <0.0001
No 12 11 100 89  
Missing = 5      
  1. EC: emergency contraception; GP: general practitioner, O&G: obstetrician and gynaecologist, OTC: over the counter
  2. 1Includes "not sure"
  3. 2Younger: 21 – 40 years, older: 41 – 70 years
  4. 3Very good (4 or 5 out of 5 correct), Good (3 out of 5 correct), and Poor (none or 1 or 2 out of 5 correct)
  5. 4Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test was used to examine the association between variables and attitude (Kruskall-Wallis test was used for location of work)