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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 %