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Table 1 Results of observation of storage practice

From: Perceptions and practices of pharmaceutical wholesalers surrounding counterfeit medicines in a developing country: a baseline survey

  Observation Yes
1 Medicines arranged in the shelves according to different classification, and not mixed together (n = 52) 38 (73.1%)
2 Medicines are stored maintaining tidiness and cleanliness (n = 51) 43 (84.3%)
3 Is there sufficient space in the store? (n = 52) 44 (84.6%)
4 Does the wholesaler maintain stock records for different kinds of medicines? (n = 52) 48 (92.3%)
5 Are there medicines mixed together with other types of medicines in a container or box? (n = 51) 6 (11.8%)
6 Presence of expired medicine on the shelves with other medicines (n = 52) 0
7 Presence of medicines without registration labels mixed with other medicines with registration on the shelves (n = 52) 1 (1.9%)