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Table 3 Respondents' attitudes towards the ePrescribing module of their EHR-system.

From: Physicians' attitudes towards ePrescribing – evaluation of a Swedish full-scale implementation

Statementa 1 2 3 4 5 6 Don't know total median IQR
The EHR-system being used at my workplace is easy to use. 4 12 18 35 68 43 0 180b 5 1
In the EHR-system that I use, it is easy to prescribe drugs. 4 7 11 24 46 88 0 180b 5 2
When ePrescribing drugs, the EHR-system clearly displays the personal security number of the current patient. 4 4 8 12 39 109 2 178c 6 1
When ePrescribing drugs, the EHR-system clearly displays the name of the current patient. 3 4 9 14 41 106 0 177d 6 1
When ePrescribing drugs, the EHR-system clearly displays the different packages for each drug. 7 11 18 28 41 72 0 177d 5 2
When ePrescribing drugs, the EHR-system clearly displays the price for each drug. 38 23 16 21 27 43 11 179c 4 4
Compared to handwritten prescriptions, ePrescriptions written in the EHR-systems are time saving. 2 4 6 10 29 125 2 178c 6 1
Compared to handwritten prescriptions, ePrescriptions written in the EHR-system are safer. 2 4 17 22 43 84 8 180b 5 2
Compared to handwritten prescriptions, I can offer my patients better service through ePrescriptions written in the EHR-system. 1 2 7 15 40 111 4 180b 6 1
  1. Respondents' (n) degree of agreement to survey statements on a six-point scale.
  2. a Respondents were asked to agree/disagree to the statements on a six point scale where 1 = not agree at all and 6 = fully agree. Completeness rates b 1.00, c 0.99, and d 0.98, respectively.