By The Numbers: Public Opinion Favors Pharmacists’ Complex Roles

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78 Percentage of respondents who agree that pharmacists have a dual role in battling prescription drug abuse—they must help curb the problem, while ensuring patients who legitimately need the medications have access to them
71 Percentage of the public surveyed who think pharmacies should be able to offer services such as immunizations, diagnostic testing and access to basic primary healthcare services
88 Percentage of respondents who have filled a prescription in the past month
73 Percentage of people who say a pharmacist’s recommendation on whether to buy an over-the-counter medication is important

Source: July 2015 opinion research commissioned by NACDS and conducted by Public Opinion Strategies

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