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Table 5 Health facility indicator results from 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

Indicators Frequency Percentage (%)
Health Facility Indicator (N = 3936)
 1. Drugs available in formulary  2. Drugs not available in formulary 3927 9 99.8 0.2
Complementary Indicator (N = 1052)
 1. Number of patients treated without drug  2. Number of patient treated with drugs  3. Injectable drug cost (Rs) 0 1052 0.0 100
  <25   26–50   51–75 195 40 8 80.2 16.5 3.3
Ratio of drugs dispensed/prescribed 3927/3936 99.8 %