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Table 1 Data sources for manufacturer, pharmacy, and prescription surveys

From: Availability and use of essential medicines in China: manufacturing, supply, and prescribing in Shandong and Gansu provinces

Provinces (population, n) Shandong (92 million) Gansu (17 million)
Manufacturers, n 217 36
Hospital level of care Primary Secondary Tertiary Primary Secondary Tertiary
Study hospitals, n 15 17 8 7 11 5
Prescriptions surveyed, n 982 1687 800 414 1078 495
Prefecture GDP/capita High Middle Low High Middle Low
Study retail pharmacies at city-level, n       
   With insurance contracts 2 2 2 2 2 2
   Without insurance contracts 3 3 3 3 3 3
Study retail pharmacies at county level, n 5 5 5 5 5 4