Table 2: Family medicine trainees TCS phobia questions responses.

Questions No. (%)
A Significant Amount of Topical Corticosteroids can be Absorbed
Yes 15 (16.85)
To some extent 44 (49.44)
No 11 (12.36)
Not sure 11 (12.36)
Missing 8 (8.99)
Use of Topical Corticosteroids in Eczema can Lead to Infections
Yes 11 (12.36)
To some extent 11 (12.36)
No 39 (43.82)
Not sure 21 (23.6)
Missing 7 (7.87)
Topical Corticosteroids can Lead to Weight Gain or Obesity
Yes 7 (7.87)
To some extent 5 (5.62)
No 68 (76.4)
Not sure 2 (2.25)
Missing 7 (7.87)
Use of Topical Corticosteroids for Few Weeks Usually Damage the Skin
Yes 12 (13.480
To some extent 10 (11.24)
No 50 (56.18)
Not sure 10 (11.24)
Missing 7 (7.87)
Topical Corticosteroids will Affect the Future Health Negatively
Yes 5 (5.62)
o some extent 6 (6.74)
No 66 (74.16)
Not sure 5 (5.62)
Missing 7 (7.87)
Topical Corticosteroids can Lead to Asthma
Yes 1 (1.12)
To some extent 0 (0)
No 81 (91.01)
Not sure 1 (1.12)
Missing 6 (6.74)
Topical Corticosteroids can Lead to Asthma
Yes 61 (68.54)
To some extent 2 (2.25)
No 8 (8.99)
Not sure 13 (14.61)
Missing 5 (5.62)
Topical Corticosteroids can not be Used on Certain Skin Areas such as Eyelids
Yes 7 (7.87)
To some extent 2 (2.25)
No 69 (77.53)
Not sure 7 (7.87)
Missing 4 (4.49)
It is Better to Wait as Long as you can Before Treating Atopic Dermatitis Patient with Topical Corticosteroids
Yes 37 (41.57)
To some extent 11 (12.4)
No 18 (20.22)
Not sure 17 (19.1)
Missing 6 (6.74)

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