약학회지
YAKHAK HOEJI
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Table. 6.

Table. 6.

Respondents’ understanding level of professional terms and plain terms (N=343)

Terminology Professional term(Before conversion) Plain term(After conversion) Mean difference p*

Mean SD Mean SD
Antihistamine 1.97 0.99 2.54 1.04 +0.57 <0.001
Nasal decongestant 1.59 0.78 3.65 0.66 +2.06 <0.001
Anti-inflammatory enzyme 2.55 0.90 3.50 0.74 +0.95 <0.001
Antitussive 2.59 1.08 3.66 0.59 +1.07 <0.001
Corticosteroid 1.87 0.95 2.72 1.01 +0.85 <0.001
Tablet 2.22 1.08 3.71 0.58 +1.49 <0.001
Slow-released tablet 1.66 0.93 3.53 0.79 +1.87 <0.001
Suspension 2.14 1.10 3.50 0.79 +1.36 <0.001
Chewable tablet 2.20 1.19 3.69 0.61 +1.49 <0.001
Immune suppression 2.99 0.84 3.52 0.70 +0.53 <0.001
Endocrine action 2.37 0.97 3.30 0.91 +0.93 <0.001
Anti-inflammatory action 2.85 0.93 3.65 0.61 +0.80 <0.001
Sputum 2.20 1.10 3.72 0.58 +1.52 <0.001
Urinary retention 2.00 0.89 3.62 0.67 +1.62 <0.001
Skin redness 1.84 0.95 3.58 0.73 +1.74 <0.001
Cardiovascular system 2.85 0.94 3.53 0.72 +0.68 <0.001
Visual disturbance 3.01 0.90 3.38 0.88 +0.37 <0.001
Lactating woman 2.48 1.08 3.65 0.69 +1.17 <0.001
Continuous use 1.58 0.84 3.65 0.66 +2.07 <0.001
Concurrent use 1.92 1.05 3.61 0.69 +1.69 <0.001

Total mean 2.23 0.61 3.48 0.59 +1.25 <0.001

SD, standard deviation

*paired t-test

Yakhak Hoeji 2021;65:87-97 https://doi.org/10.17480/psk.2021.65.2.87
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