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Table 4 Number of drugs prescribed per prescription

From: An evaluation of prescribing practices for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in Mongolia

Category Adults Children
Urban Rural Urban Rural
No. of patients 124 69 111 90
No. of prescribed drugs 368 188 301 243
Min 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Median 3.00 3.00 3.00 3.00
Max 7.00 6.00 7.00 6.00
Mean 2.99 2.72 2.71 2.73
Std Dev 1.20 0.87 1.12 0.91
p value* =0.63 =0.98
  1. *p-value was calculated based on number of patients vs. number of drugs in different areas.