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Table 4 Correlation coefficients of per capita pharmaceutical expenditure (′000) according to levels of dichotomous variables

From: What variables should be considered in allocating Primary health care Pharmaceutical budgets to districts in Uganda?

Variables PHCPECapita
Total Population: POPTOT −.343**
Percentage Female: PERCFEM −0.061
Percent rural population below poverty line: RURALPOV −.282**
Immunization Coverage: DPT3COVER 0.038
Per Capita OPD utilization: OPDCAPITA .498**
Access to Safe drinking Water: ACCESSWATER −.264**
Latrine Coverage in Households:LATCOVERAGE 0.092
Human Development Index: HDI 0.018
Human Poverty Index: HPI 0.154
Labour Absorption Rate: LABOURABSRATE 0.113
Urbanisation Rate: URBANISATION −0.145
Literacy Rate-Total: LITRATETotal 0.024
Literacy Rate-Female LITRATEFemale 0.061
Literacy Rate-Male: LITRATEMale 0.081
Number of Government Health facilities: HFGOVTOT 0.115
Number of hospitals in district:HOSPTOT −0.129
Number of NGO health facilities: HFNGO −0.055
Percentage of facilities that are HC II: PERCHCII 0.163
Percentage of facilities that are HC III: PERCHCIII −.191*
Percentage of facilities that are HC IV: PERCHCIV 0.046
Percentage of Approved posts filled: STAFFSTRENGTH −0.07
Percentage of population within 5 km to a Health Facility: ACCESS 0.107
  1. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed).
  2. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).