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Table 3 GPP certification status: Average number of indicators failed in comparative and intervention facilities

From: First regulatory inspections measuring adherence to Good Pharmacy Practices in the public sector in Uganda: a cross-sectional comparison of performance between supervised and unsupervised facilities

  Overall (n = 455) Intervention (n-417) Comparative (n = 38)  
Certification status n Average No. of failed indicators (SD) 95 % Conf. Interval n Average No. of failed indicators (SD) 95 % Conf. Interval n Average No. of failed indicators (SD) 95 % Conf. Interval p-value
Certification without comments 1 0      1 0   
Certification with minor comment 126 4.19 (2.6) 3.74–4.64 115 4.08 (2.6) 3.60–4.56 11 5.36 (1.8) 4.23–6.50 0.116
Certification with major comment 134 9.01 (5.1) 8.14–9.87 123 8.62 (4.8) 7.75–9.48 11 13.36 (5.7) 9.85–16.88 0.026
Certifieda 261 6.65 (4.7) 6.07–7.22 238 6.42 (4.5) 5.84–7.00 23 8.96 (6.0) 6.35–11.56 0.062
Failed GPP certification 194 13.64 (6.0) 12.79–14.49 179 13.27 (5.8) 12.41–14.12 15 18.07 (6.8) 14.30–21.84 0.003
Totala 455 9.63 (6.3) 9.04–10.21 417 9.36 (6.1) 8.77–9.95 38 12.55 (7.7) 10.02–15.09 0.017
  1. a t-test with unequal variances; SD: standard deviation