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Table 6 Healthcare professional’s information in prescriptions dispensed from Jan 1 - Dec 31 2016 at four governmental hospitals of Harar town

From: Investigation of prescribing behavior at outpatient settings of governmental hospitals in eastern Ethiopia: an overall evaluation beyond World Health Organization core prescribing indicators

Health professional related information HFSUH (n = 600) FHPH (n = 600) JH (n = 600) SECIIIH (n = 600) Total (n = 2400)
Prescriber name 360 (60.0) 327 (54.5) 171(28.5) 225(37.5) 1083(45.1)
Prescriber signature 582 (97.0) 586 (97.7) 396(66.0) 569(94.8) 2133(88.9)
Dispenser name 86 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 1(0.2) 7(1.2) 94(3.9)
Dispensers signature 146 (24.3) 1 (0.2) 1(0.2) 4(0.7) 152(6.3)
  1. Abbreviations: HFSUH Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital, FHPH Federal Harar Police Hospital, JH Jugel Hospital, SECIIIH Southeast command III Hospital