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Table 4 Distribution of patient care indicators in five community pharmacies in Southern India

From: Assessment of current prescribing practices using World Health Organization core drug use and complementary indicators in selected rural community pharmacies in Southern India

Patient care indicators Total number of prescriptions (N = 1052) Percentage (%)
Consultation time (Minutes)
 0–5  6–10  11–15 230 822 0 21.9 78.1 0.0
Dispensing time (Minutes)
 0–5  6–10 184 868 17.5 82.5
Ratio of drugs prescribed/dispensed 3936/3927 99.8 %