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From: Injection practices in 2011–2015: a review using data from the demographic and health surveys (DHS)

Fig. 1

Annual number of safe and unsafe injections, by WHO region, DHS surveys conducted in 2011–2015. The Eastern Mediterranean Region had the highest number of unsafe injections (0.376 per person per year). The Eastern Mediterranean Region also had the highest average number of health care injections per person in the last 12 months and the lowest proportion of injections with devices from a new package. The Eastern Mediterranean Region was followed by the South-East Asia Region (0.178 per person per year), the European Region (0.085 per person per year), the African Region (0.039 per person per year), the region of the Americas (0.020 per person per year), and the Western Pacific Region (0.019 per person per year)

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