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Table 4 Pharmaceutical service RHA January–December 2008 and 2016 (prescriptions and items dispensed)

From: Health services in Trinidad: throughput, throughput challenges, and the impact of a throughput intervention on overcrowding in a public health institution

Prescriptions
Month Fully Disp. % Part Disp. % Not Disp. % Total
2008 2016 2008 2016 2008 2016 2008 2016 2008 2016 2008 2016 2008 2016
Jan 4175 6092 46.2 45.6 2803 4413 31 33 2065 2855 22.8 21.4 9043 13,360
Feb 5073 6376 39.2 48.7 3310 4029 25.6 30.8 4564 2674 35.3 20.4 12,947 13,079
Mar 5584 6593 53.6 45.5 2025 4375 19.4 30.2 2805 3515 26.9 24.3 10,414 14,483
Apr 4946 7730 39.3 53.7 2864 4114 22.7 28.6 4791 2554 38 17.7 12,601 14,398
May 5182 7659 56.4 58.5 3378 3736 36.8 28.5 626 2935 6.8 22.4 9186 13,103
Jun 4706 5835 45.4 45.5 4000 3489 38.5 27.2 1671 3511 16.1 27.4 10,377 12,835
Jul 5002 6059 53 45 3736 4105 39.6 30.5 706 3309 7.5 24.6 9444 13,473
Aug 4663 6512 50.5 30.8 3090 8379 33.5 39.6 1480 6285 16 29.7 9235 21,176
Sep 5583 6853 54.4 52 3628 3781 35.4 28.7 1045 2554 10.2 19.4 10,256 13,188
Oct 5283 7397 55.2 53.5 3517 4092 36.7 29.6 771 2344 8.1 16.9 9571 13,833
Nov 5623 8410 54.6 63.4 3255 3671 31.6 27.7 1267 1184 12.3 8.9 10,292 13,265
Dec 5471 6937 55.6 57.6 3548 3444 36 28.6 824 1671 8.4 13.9 9843 12,052