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Table 4 In patient and out patient differences

From: Medication utilization pattern for management of pregnancy complications: a study in Western Nepal

Parameter Out patient In-patient
Total population 200 (72.7 %) 75 (27.3 %)
Total number of drugs used 555 406
Number of drugs per patient 2.78 5.41
Complications per trimester
 First 33 20
 Second 69 5
 Third 98 50
Drug used per trimester
 First 79 80
 Second 195 29
 Third 281 297
Number of drugs per patient per trimester
 First 2.39 4
 Second 2.82 5.8
 Third 2.86 5.94
Mean duration of hospital stay Not applicable 4.65 days
Use of injections No (except tetanus toxoid) Yes