Table 5

Estimates of current availability of 32 medicines*: by country and managing authority (%)
Country Sector Level
Public Non-public Primary Health center Hospital
Mean SE Mean SE p-value† Mean SE Mean SE p-value† Mean SE p-value†
Kenya 33.3 5.6 37.7 4.6 0.55 33.2 4.6 40.3 5.6 0.33 50.9 5.9 0.02
Namibia 33.2 6.1 28.8 4.5 0.56 27.2 5.8 36.1 6.1 0.29 61.9 6.5 <0.001
Rwanda 46.1 6.5 41.1 5.4 0.55 22.9 3.6 46.0 6.5 <0.001 61.8 6.7 <0.001
Tanzania 33.5 6.4 42.5 5.6 0.30 35.3 6.0 39.0 5.8 0.65 55.1 6.6 0.03
Uganda 28.1 5.2 49.1 5.8 0.009 30.8 5.3 33.9 5.2 0.68 45.1 5.4 0.06

SE: standard error.

*Reference definition: at least one valid unit observed at the facility on the day of survey.

† P-value for t-test of distributions of estimates between public and non-public facilities. The number of observations is 32 in all subgroups.

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Choi and Ametepi BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:266   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-266

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