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Table 6 Providers’ reasons for not using cocaine. Many respondents gave multiple reasons

From: Contemporary decongestant practices of Canadian otolaryngologists for endoscopic sinus surgery

Reason Number of respondents (%)
Equivalent decongestants available 46 (65%)
Availability 30 (42%)
Medicolegal risk 22 (31%)
Implications of narcotic use 17 (24%)
Other 14 (20%)
Cost 4 (5.6%)