Table 5.

Medication Use Habits Reported by Students Enrolled in a Three-Year Doctor of Pharmacy Program, No. (%)

Medication UseNever1-2 Times3-5 Times6-10 Times>10 Times
In the past month, how often have you taken a prescription medication that was prescribed to you in order to alleviate your stress?90 (94.7)1 (1.1)2 (2.1)02 (2.1)
In the last month, how often have you taken a prescription medication that was NOT prescribed to you in order to alleviate your stress?90 (94.7)3 (3.2)01 (1.1)1 (1.1)
In the last month, how often have you taken a prescription stimulant that was prescribed to you in order to help you study?93 (97.9)01 (1.1)01 (1.1)
In the last month, how often have you taken a prescription stimulant that was NOT prescribed to you in order to help you study?91 (95.8)2 (2.1)02 (2.1)0
In the last month, how often have you used OTC or herbal sleep aids?72 (75.8)13 (13.7)02 (2.1)0
In the last month, how often have you used prescription sleep aids that were prescribed to you?89 (94.7)4 (4.3)1 (1.1)00
In the last month, how often have you used prescription sleep aids that were NOT prescribed to you?92 (96.8)1 (1.1)2 (2.1)00