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Table 3 Delivery and received rates of medicines in participating institutions before and after interventions

From: Distribution of essential medicines to primary care institutions in Hubei of China: effects of centralized procurement arrangements

  Delivery rate (%) Received rate (%)
Intervention Control Intervention Control
Urban    Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post
  Medicine-tied model No. of orders 65 58 89 80 65 58 89 80
Mean 97.27 97.68 89.43 83.36 97.27 97.68 89.33 83.19
SD 3.27 2.78 18.57 27.17 3.27 2.78 18.57 27.18
Rural
  Medicine-tied model No. of orders 427 396 429 382 427 396 429 382
Mean 88.29 84.42 83.27 87.02 88.24 84.25 83.13 86.87
SD 15.84 21.09 23.67 20.07 15.85 21.10 23.67 20.11
Recipient-tied model No. of orders 143 132 169 156 143 132 169 156
Mean 85.25 66.35 84.08 85.03 84.69 66.15 83.86 84.97
SD 12.22 28.90 13.59 12.48 12.41 28.83 13.75 12.48
Recipient-medicine-tied model No. of orders 130 120 157 132 130 120 157 132
Mean 78.83 82.10 85.07 84.01 78.82 81.92 84.63 84.00
SD 22.08 26.17 17.16 21.60 22.08 26.15 17.35 21.60