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Table 5 Type of search and health profession of enquirer in drug evaluations concerning breastfeeding (n = 152)

From: Analysis of questions about use of drugs in breastfeeding to Norwegian drug information centres

Health profession n (%) Type of search n (%)
  Simpleb 92 (60.5) Advancedc 60 (39.5)
Physician 93 (61.2) 50 (53.8) 43 (46.2)*
Other health professionalsa59 (38.8) 42 (71.2) 17 (28.8)
  1. aNurses or midwives, pharmacists and health professionals not further identified in the database
  2. bSimple search strategy includes no citations, RELIS database, non-peer reviewed articles, monographs and databases
  3. cAdvanced search strategy includes peer reviewed original or review articles
  4. *Chi-square test, p = 0.032 for difference between physicians and other health professionals with regard to type of search