Table 2

Frequency of stockouts of supplies or drugs in facilities
n/N* (%)facilities stocking item where item has recorded stock out between July 1st and December 31st 2008
Supply item or drug Hospitals Health centres Dispensaries Total
Examination gloves 2/4 (50) 6/15 (40) 80/154 (52) 88/173 (51)
Giving set – blood 1/4 (25) 1/2 (50) 15/19 (79) 17/25 (68)
Giving set – other fluids 1/4 (25) 6/15 (40) 56/103 (54) 63/122 (52)
Intravenous cannulae – size 16, 18 or 20 1/4 (25) 9/15 (60) 49/78 (63) 59/97 (61)
Blank partograph 1/4 (25) 7/14 (50) 60/125 (48) 68/143 (48)
Cord ligatures 2/4 (50) 8/15 (53) 71/138 (51) 81/157 (52)
Any antibiotic injection 1/4 (25) 0/14 (0) 12/127 (9) 13/145 (10)
Hydralazine injection 1/4 (25) 0/0 (0) 29/32 (91) 30/85 (35)
Magnesium Sulphate injection 1/4 (25) 4/11 (36) 58/100 (58) 63/115 (55)
Ergometrine injection 1/4 (25) 7/15 (47) 75/138 (54) 83/157 (53)
Oxytocin injection 1/4 (25) 6/9 (67) 36/52 (69) 43/65 (66)
Misoprostol tablets (100 or 200 μg) 1/2 (50) 1/6 (17) 17/23 (74) 19/31 (61)
Normal saline 1/4 (25) 4/12 (33) 49/79 (62) 54/95 (57)
Ringer’s lactate 1/4 (25) 6/13 (46) 55/87 (63) 62/104 (60)
10% Dextrose 1/3 (75) 3/5 (60) 25/30 (83) 29/38 (76)
5% Dextrose 1/4 (25) 3/12 (25) 42/66 (64) 46/82 (56)

*N Excludes facilities where drug was out of stock on day of survey.

Penfold et al.

Penfold et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:61   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-61

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