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Table 2 Percentage of drugs prescribed by generic name in DRH, HFSUH and KGH, eastern Ethiopia, Jan 1, 2014–Jun 30, 2014 (n = 1500 encounters)

From: Evaluation of rational drug use based on World Health Organization core drug use indicators in selected public hospitals of eastern Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Hospital name # of drugs prescribed # drugs prescribed by generic name % drugs prescribed by generic name WHO standard
DRH 1032 984 95.35a  
HFSUH 1243 1057 85.04b  
KGH 1228 1133 92.26a  
Over all 3503 3174 90.61 100%
  1. a Mild deviation b moderate deviation