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Table 1 Summary of the sample of public health facilities selected

From: Availability of medicines in public sector health facilities of two North Indian States

Characteristics Total Sample selected % of Total
Districts 43 12 27.9
District Hospital (1 from each selected district) 43 12 27.9
CHCs (30 % of CHCs in the selected districts) 241 22 9.13
PHCs (2 from each CHC) 896 44 4.91
Medical College (1 from each state) 6 2 33.3
Total Public Facilities Sampled 1186 80 6.75
  1. Note: Source: For information on total number of public health facilities - Rural Health Statistics 2012, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India – Accessed on 18/05/2014, PHC = Primary Health Centre, CHC = Community Health Centre