Table 5

Additional behaviors among medication and supplement users (n = 157)

Behavior

Distribution

n (%)


Reported Medication/Supplement As Ineffective or were Prescribed Stronger Dose

26 (16.6%)


Use of Illegal Drugs (e.g., marijuana)

3 (1.9%)


Use of Other Person's Prescription Medication

3 (1.9%)


Use of Medication Prescribed for Other Ailments

7 (4.5%)


Received Medication from Emergency Room

5 (3.2%)


Adverse Events from Medications/Supplements

5 (3.2%)


Stopped Medication Because the Prescription Ran out

17 (10.8%)


Stopped Medication for Miscellaneous Reasons

13 (8.3%)


m = mean, sd = standard deviation.

Driban et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:47   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-47

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