Table 3.

Existence and drug sample users’ knowledge of policies regarding relationships between the pharmaceutical industry and residents in the FMTUs in Quebec, by university: Correct answers concerning policies are in bold; residents reporting contact with pharmaceutical representatives in the FMTUs despite policies against it are in bold and italic; percentages do not equal 100 owing to rounding.

UNITEXISTING POLICY ACCORDING TO FMTU DIRECTOREXISTING POLICY ACCORDING TO USERS,* N = 579CONTACT ALLOWED ACCORDING TO POLICYINTERACTION WITH PHARMACEUTICAL REPRESENTATIVES ACCORDING TO RESIDENTS, N = 182
YES, N (%)NO, N (%)DO NOT KNOW, N (%)YES, N (%)NO, N (%)
Laval University
 • FMTU-1No0 (0)10 (53)9 (47)Yes3 (75)1 (25)
 • FMTU-2No2 (15)6 (46)5 (38)Yes1 (33)2 (67)
 • FMTU-3No4 (25)4 (25)8 (50)No0 (0)1 (100)
 • FMTU-4No2 (8)6 (24)17 (68)No1 (8)11 (93)
 • FMTU-5No2 (6)9 (27)22 (67)Yes0 (0)9 (100)
 • FMTU-6No1 (5)12 (55)9 (41)Yes1 (17)5 (83)
 • FMTU-7No3 (16)7 (37)9 (47)Yes0 (0)3 (100)
 • FMTU-8No3 (19)3 (19)10 (63)Yes0 (0)2 (100)
 • FMTU-9No0 (0)3 (25)9 (75)Yes0 (0)5 (100)
 • FMTU-10No4 (13)6 (19)21 (68)Yes3 (27)8 (73)
 • FMTU-12No2 (22)3 (33)4 (44)YesNANA
 • TotalNA24 (11)69 (32)124 (57)NA9 (16)47 (84)
 • FMTU-13YesNANANAYesNANA
 • FMTU-14NoNANANANoNANA
 • FMTU-15Yes3 (30)2 (20)5 (50)Yes2 (67)1 (33)
 • FMTU-16Yes5 (83)1 (17)0 (0)Yes0 (0)2 (100)
 • FMTU-17No2 (14)2 (14)10 (71)Yes2 (33)4 (67)
 • FMTU-18No4 (14)11 (39)13 (46)Yes12 (92)1 (8)
 • FMTU-19No2 (29)2 (29)3 (43)NoNANA
 • FMTU-20No3 (10)5 (17)22 (73)No1 (9)10 (91)
 • FMTU-21Yes7 (35)8 (40)5 (25)No1 (14)6 (86)
 • FMTU-22No4 (19)6 (29)11 (52)No0 (0)6 (100)
 • FMTU-23No4 (19)8 (38)9 (43)No0 (0)8 (100)
 • FMTU-24NoNANANAYesNANA
 • FMTU-25Yes15 (63)1 (4)8 (33)No1 (11)8 (89)
 • FMTU-26No4 (20)7 (35)9 (45)NoNANA
 • FMTU-27Yes10 (43)2 (9)11 (48)Yes8 (80)2 (20)
 • FMTU-28NoNANANANoNANA
 • TotalNA63 (28)55 (25)106 (47)NA27 (36)48 (64)
McGill University
 • FMTU-29No0 (0)1 (14)6 (86)No0 (0)4 (100)
 • FMTU-30No3 (20)4 (27)8 (53)No1 (9)10 (91)
 • FMTU-31No0 (0)11 (38)18 (62)Yes0 (0)9 (100)
 • FMTU-32No3 (30)1 (10)6 (60)Yes0 (0)1 (100)
 • FMTU-33YesNANANANoNANA
 • FMTU-34Yes1 (50)0 (0)1 (50)No0 (0)2 (100)
 • TotalNA7 (11)17 (27)39 (62)NA1 (4)26 (96)
University of Sherbrooke
 • FMTU-35NoNANANANoNANA
 • FMTU-36No3 (18)6 (35)8 (47)No3 (75)1 (25)
 • FMTU-37No8 (47)3 (18)6 (35)Yes3 (75)1 (25)
 • FMTU-38NoNANANANoNANA
 • FMTU-39No4 (25)2 (13)10 (62)No0 (0)3 (100)
 • FMTU-40Yes2 (8)6 (24)17 (68)Yes1 (8)12 (92)
 • FMTU-41NoNANANAYesNANA
 • FMTU-42YesNANANAYesNANA
 • TotalNA17 (23)17 (23)41 (55)NA7 (29)17 (71)
Overall totalNA111 (19)158 (27)310 (54)NA44 (24)138 (76)
  • FMTU—family medicine teaching unit, HCP—health care professional, NA—not applicable.

  • * Includes responses from all dispensers (residents and teachers).

  • No residents answered this question.

  • The HCPs were not invited to answer the questionnaire as there were no samples available in their FMTUs.