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Table 2 Classes and sub-classes

From: Exploring the perceived factors that affect self-medication among nursing students: a qualitative study

Classes Sub-Classes
1. Educational background 1. Contact with clinical environment 2. Relative knowledge about drugs
2. The nature of the disease 1. Simplicity of the disease 2. Recurrence of the disease
3. Access to the media 1. Use of the Internet 2. Influence of the media
4. Personal beliefs and experiences 1. Believing in own knowledge 2. Positive experiences of traditional medicine 3. Using own and others’ experiences