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Table 3 Experiences of the alcohol assessment processa

From: ‘Making the invisible visible’ through alcohol screening and brief intervention in community pharmacies: an Australian feasibility study

Item Strongly agree Agree Neither agree/disagree Disagree Strongly disagree
Easy to complete 28 (58) 17 (35) 3 (6)   
Screening was discreet 31 (62) 15 (30) 4 (8)   
Comfortable to discuss 31 (62) 14 (28) 4 (8) 1 (2)  
Embarrassing being asked 2 (4) 5 (10) 13 (26) 15 (30) 15 (30)
Confidential manner 27 (55) 15 (31) 5 (10) 2 (4)  
Happy to discuss alcohol in the future 26 (52) 19 (38) 4 (8) 1 (2)  
Prefer to discuss with my GP 1 (2) 10 (20) 24 (48) 8 (16) 7 (14)
Leaflet was helpful 10 (21) 27 (56) 10 (21) 1 (2)
Prefer not to discuss 2 (4) 5 (10 13 (26) 22 (44) 8 (16)
Regular customer of pharmacy 24 (49) 19 (39) 3 (6) 2 (4) 1 (2)
Would now use this pharmacy less 1 (2) 2 (4) 8 (16) 14 (29) 24 (49)
Would now use this pharmacy more 10 (20) 13 (26) 23 (46) 1 (2) 3 (6)
  1. aSee Additional file 1 for the full wording of items