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Table 3 Stock management and supply chain performance for trauma resources at low and high resource availability hospitals in Ghana

From: Assessment of local supply chains and stock management practices for trauma care resources in Ghana: a comparative small sample cross-sectional study

  Low resource availability hospitals High resource availability hospitals  
median (range) median (range) p-value
Resources managed
 Items managed (out of 51 trauma resources) 40 (34–51) 47 (35–51) 0.09
Stock keeping
 Stock cards available 35 (33–45) 44 (25–51) 0.52
 Stock cards updated 24 (0–45) 31 (0–45) 0.83
Supply chain performance
 Stock-out on day of visit 4 (2–14) 1 (0–5) 0.05
 Stock-out within 6 months 9 (3–16) 2 (0–7) 0.07
 Number of stock-outs within 6 months 9 (3–57) 2 (0–9) 0.09
 Number of days stock-out 171 (51–1268) 8 (0–182) 0.11