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Table 1 Antibiotics dispensing practices according to prescription regulation

From: Antibiotic sales in rural and urban pharmacies in northern Vietnam: an observational study

Outcomes Urban (n = 2083) Rural (n = 870)
Transaction with antibiotics 499 (24%)* 257 (30%)*
With prescription 60 (12%) 23 (9%)
Comply with prescription 49 (82%) 18 (78%)
Not comply with prescription 11 (18%) 5 (22%)
Without prescription 439 (88%) 234 (91%)
Client made decision 221 (50%)* 66 (28%)*
Drug seller made decision 218 (50%) 168 (72%)
  1. *Significant different between urban and rural group using chi-square test (p < 0.05).