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Table 1 Characteristics of the selected primary health care centers, median (range)

From: Antimicrobial use by WHO methodology at primary health care centers: a cross sectional study in Punjab, Pakistan

Sr. no. Characteristics RHCsa(16) BHUsb(16) All PHCCsc(32)
1 Number of beds 9 (6–11) 4.5 (3–7) 6 (3–11)
2 Outpatients visit last year 36,658 (25,390 − 67,760) 21,312 (16,410 − 36,256) 29,297 (16,410 − 67,760)
3 Inpatients visit last year 1056 (783–1371) 413 (309–591) 756 (309–1371)
4 Prescribers/Medical officers 3.5 (3–5) 1.5 (1–3) 3 (1–5)
5 Nurses 6 (5–9) 3 (2–5) 4.5 (2–9)
6 Pharmacists/Dispensers 1.5 (1–3) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–3)
7 AM groups available 7 (5–9) 3 .5 (3–6) 5 (3–9)
8 AM agents available 11 (9–15) 7 (5–11) 10 (5–15)
  1. aRural Health Centers; b Basic Health Units; cPrimary Health Care Centers; AM Antimicrobial