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Table 6 Percent distribution of the placement of oxytocin and methylergometrine in pharmacies where these drugs were purchased, by district

From: Accessibility and potency of uterotonic drugs purchased by simulated clients in four districts in India

  Oxytocin Methylergometrine
State/District On shelf (%) Refrigerated (%) Could not see (%) N of pharmacies where oxytocin was purchased On shelf (%) Refrigerated (%) Could not see (%) N of pharmacies where methyl-ergometrine was purchased
Karnataka state
Bagalkot 16.7 83.3 0.0 24 8.7 91.3 0 23
Hassan 12.5 79.2 8.3 24 30.4 39.1 30.4 23
Uttar Pradesh state
Agra 93.3 2.2 4.4 45 66.0 16.0 18.0 50
Gorakhpur 100.0 0.0 0.0 50 83.3 16.7 0.0 48
Total N     143     144