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Table 2 Drug administrations by treatment zone

From: Prevalence and characteristics of medication errors at an emergency department of a teaching hospital in Malaysia

Treatment zonesNo. of patientsNo. of medicationsMean (SD)F statistics (df)P value*
Red zone843624.31 (2.53)  
Yellow zone1302722.09 (1.18)57.95 (2, 308)P < 0.001
Green zone972012.07 (1.01)  
  1. *One-way ANOVA
  2. Post hoc analysis: The mean number of drug administrations were significantly different between the red zone and the yellow zone (p < 0.001) as well as between the red zone and the green zone (p < 0.001). However, there was no significant difference of mean number of drug administrations between the yellow zone and the green zone (p > 0.950)