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Table 1 The relationship between prices declared to Pharmaceutical Service Division and retail medicine price

From: Association between medicine Price declaration by pharmaceutical industries and retail prices in Malaysia’s private healthcare sector

Year Declared Wholesale price and retail medicine price Declared recommended retail price (RRP) and retail medicine price
Correlation coefficient, ρ p-value Correlation coefficient, ρ p-value
2011 0.92 p <  0.01 0.96 p <  0.01
2012 0.89 p <  0.01 0.89 p <  0.01
2013 0.92 p <  0.01 0.91 p <  0.01
2014 0.89 p <  0.01 0.89 p <  0.01
2015 0.75 p <  0.01 0.86 p <  0.01