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Table 2 Factors entered in multiple regression procedure to determine variations in pharmaceutical expenditure

From: Predictors of primary health care pharmaceutical expenditure by districts in Uganda and implications for budget setting and allocation

Continuous variables Minimum (000) Maximum (000) Mean (000) Standard deviation Correlation coefficient with
PHCPETotal PHCPEcapita PHCPEVisit PHCPEFacility
Dependent Variable         
 PHCPETotal 86476 951622 326787.04 194122.894     
 PHCPECapita 0.33 2.21 1.1034 0.47168     
 PHCPEVist 0.33 4.46 1.1034 0.57175     
 PHCPEFacility 6974.01 50863.8 13039.4179 5382.5054     
Explanatory Variables         
 Predisposing Factors
  POPTOT 54000 1723300 316959.77 217044.77 .672** −.323** −0.16 .520**
  PERCFEM 0.4 0.55 0.506 0.01888 .251* −0.164 −0.011 0.165
 Enabling Factors
  RURALPOV 7.74 % 85.56 % 38.61 % 17.73 % −0.118 −.318** −.305** −.315**
  HDI 0.292 0.644 0.53572 0.060393 0.161 0.085 0.071 .260*
  HPI 9.6 65.3 30.345 8.5006 −0.081 0.12 0.015 −.250*
  LABOURABSRATE 16.30 % 70.70 % 52.95 %   0.008 0.034 0.062 −0.106
  URBANISATION 1.10 % 100.00 % 8.19 % 11.34 % 0.211 −0.148 −0.193 .607**
  LITRATETotal 0.80 % 93.70 % 65.05 % 14.63 % .264* 0.061 0.146 .275**
  LITRATEFemale 0.80 % 92.20 % 57.16 % 15.74 % .269* 0.105 0.198 .323**
  LITRATEMale 14.80 % 95.40 % 74.46 % 12.53 % 0.208 0.19 0.135 .250*
 Need for Health Care
  OPDCAPITA 0 3.4 1.127 0.5194 0.181 .455** −.460** −0.014
  DPT3COVER 0.00 % 100.00 % 82.13 % 24.28 % −0.021 0.164 0.032 0.109
 Policy Factors
  ACCESSWATER 14.60 % 97.60 % 56.75 % 16.36 % 0.058 −.296** −0.141 0.129
  LATCOVERAGE 9 % 98 % 67.96 % 18.23 % .222* 0.101 −0.007 0.152
 Health Care resources
  HFGOVTOT 7 88 26.2184 15.49375 .839** 0.179 −0.041 −0.183
  HOSPTOT 0 28 1.36 3.118 .411** −0.126 −0.189 .690**
  HFNGO 0 31 7.21 6.486 .576** −0.044 −0.059 .347**
  PERCHCII 0.19 0.85 0.5731 0.15026 0.081 0.053 −0.034 −.497**
  PERCHCIII 0.12 0.7 0.3594 0.13804 −0.093 −0.084 0.009 .362**
  PERCHCIV 0 0.21 0.0675 0.04229 0.015 0.087 0.089 .583**
  STAFFSTRENGTH 19.00 % 86.60 % 54.76 % 13.94 % 0.117 −0.142 −0.157 0.099
HFACCESS 43.70 % 96.50 % 69.85 % 11.06 % 0.193 0.133 −0.004 .266*
  1. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  2. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)