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Table 5 Errors in prescriptions dispensed at SPC Anuradhapura 2015

From: Drug utilization, prescription errors and potential drug-drug interactions: an experience in rural Sri Lanka

  Route Generic name Dose Frequency Duration pDDIs Drug class Duplication SLMC Number
  (n = 1000) (n = 1000) (n = 1000) (n = 1000) (n = 1000) (n = 887) (n = 887) (n = 1000)
  C I C I C I C I C I P A P A C I
Government 11 144 52 103 71 84 105 50 120 35 82 47 25 104 28 127
Private &
Unclassified
52 793 93 752 233 612 558 287 649 196 384 374 105 653 320 525
X 2 (df = 1) 0.070 51.883 19.73 0.103 0.004 6.856 2.269 21.778
P-value 0.792 0.000 0.000 0.748 0.950 0.009 0.132 0.000
  1. C – Present, Correct or Complete; I – absent, Incorrect or Incomplete, P - Present; A - Absent