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Table 3 Summary of price ratios for medicine price basket (N = 205), 2010–2014

From: How well does Malaysia achieve value for money in public sector purchasing of medicines? Evidence from medicines procurement prices from 2010 to 2014

 20102011201220132014
Expenditure-weighted average price ratio (EWAPR)3.23.53.53.32.9
Quantity-weighted average price ratio (QWAPR)2.22.12.11.91.9
25th percentile price ratioa1.00.91.00.90.8
50th percentile price ratioa1.71.81.81.71.6
75th percentile price ratioa3.84.13.93.93.9
Maximum price ratioa122.4128.194.6150.269.4
Minimum price ratioa0.10.10.10.1< 0.1
  1. aUnweighted price ratios relative to MSH international reference prices of all products included in the medicine price basket