Reasons for visiting a community pharmacy in Great Britain 2014

Which of these things did you visit the community pharmacy for, if any?

Reasons for visiting a community pharmacy in Great Britain 2014 This statistic displays the response of individuals in Great Britain when asked the reason for their last visit to the community pharmacy. During the survey period in October 2014, 65 percent of individuals said they last visited a community pharmacy to get a prescription filled/pick up a prescription.
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Which of these things did you visit the community pharmacy for, if any?

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Share of respondents
To get a prescription filled/pick up a prescription65%
To buy medicine over the counter, e.g. ibuprofen, when you already knew what medicine you needed27%
To buy medicine over the counter, when you did not know what medicine you needed/asked advice about what medicine to take17%
To buy non-medical items like tissues or food and drink9%
To get advice about a health problem9%
To ask for advice about what health service you should use5%
For a health service or health check such as stopping smoking, having your blood pressure checked, or a flu vaccination3%
To dispose of unwanted out-of-date medicines3%
Share of respondents
To get a prescription filled/pick up a prescription65%
To buy medicine over the counter, e.g. ibuprofen, when you already knew what medicine you needed27%
To buy medicine over the counter, when you did not know what medicine you needed/asked advice about what medicine to take17%
To buy non-medical items like tissues or food and drink9%
To get advice about a health problem9%
To ask for advice about what health service you should use5%
For a health service or health check such as stopping smoking, having your blood pressure checked, or a flu vaccination3%
To dispose of unwanted out-of-date medicines3%
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This statistic displays the response of individuals in Great Britain when asked the reason for their last visit to the community pharmacy. During the survey period in October 2014, 65 percent of individuals said they last visited a community pharmacy to get a prescription filled/pick up a prescription.
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