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Table 5 Medical products, vaccines & technologies (*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001)

From: Quality of care for non-communicable diseases in the Republic of Moldova: a survey across primary health care facilities and pharmacies

Medical products, vaccines & technologies Facility type Region N
HC FDO North Centre South Module a (=60)
Current list of compensated medicines for non-communicable diseases perceived as appropriate (%) 77.27% 75.00% 77.78% 85.71% 66.67% 46
Availability of essential medical equipment for NCDs, (cumulative score, %) 72.06%*** 61.46%*** 66.44% 70.24% 70.63% N/A
Availability of essential medical supplies for NCDs, (cumulative score, %) 55.52%*** 25.00%*** 55.71% 43.21% 41.27% N/A
  Pharmacy setting Region  
Urban Rural North Centre South Module c (N = 54)
Availability of essential medicines, Cumulative score, (%)
Diabetes medicine
 Available in all specific dosages 80.45%*** 51.07%*** 62.03% 67.05%** 55.88%** N/A
 Available at least in one dosage 97.22%*** 68.95%*** 76.47% 79.44% 82.35%  
 Not available at all 2.78%*** 31.05%*** 23.53% 20.56% 17.65%  
Cardiovascular diseases medicine
 Available in all specific dosages 82.50%*** 69.03%*** 77.76%** 74.53% 69.67%** N/A
 Available at least in one dosage 93.44%*** 83.82%*** 90.44%* 83.75%* 88.60%  
 Not available at all 6.56%*** 16.18%*** 9.56%* 16.25%* 11.40%  
Hypertension medicine
 Available in all specific dosages 86.48%*** 74.81%*** 82.39%*** 82.26%*** 72.17%*** N/A
 Available at least in one dosage 97.08%* 92.16%* 94.12% 92.92% 95.10%  
 Not available at all 2.92%* 7.84%* 5.88% 7.08% 4.90%