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Table 1 Main characteristics of the QualiSUS-Network project sample. Brazil, 2015

From: Implementation of pharmaceutical services in Brazilian primary health care: a cross-sectional study

State* Municipalities Population
(Million)
Proportion of QualiSUS participants Gini index DHI Pharmacies
Attached to health centres Exclusive buildings
N Total N Total % Mun2 % Population Total QualiSUS (Mean) Total QualiSUS (Mean) QualiSUS
(N)
Amazonas 62 3.48 15% 6% 0.65 0.63 0.674 0.534 24 0
Bahia 417 14.02 6% 7% 0.62 0.55 0.660 0.589 211 8
Ceará 184 8.45 10% 9% 0.61 0.54 0.682 0.614 241 11
Distrito Federal 1 2.57 100% 100% 0.63 0.63 0.824 0.824 95 2
Goiás 246 6.00 7% 17% 0.55 0.50 0.735 0.685 178 8
Maranhão 217 6.57 10% 11% 0.62 0.54 0.639 0.613 146 2
Mato Grosso do Sul 78 2.45 24% 21% 0.56 0.54 0.729 0.672 118 8
Minas Gerais 853 19.60 11% 31% 0.56 0.47 0.731 0.685 406 67
Pará 143 7.58 17% 40% 0.62 0.55 0.646 0.616 277 0
Paraná 399 10.44 7% 31% 0.53 0.46 0.749 0.691 339 17
Pernambuco 185 8.80 23% 54% 0.62 0.54 0.673 0.629 721 18
Piauí 224 3.12 13% 37% 0.61 0.54 0.646 0.599 183 0
Rio de Janeiro 92 15.99 13% 62% 0.59 0.47 0.761 0.716 312 4
Rio Grande do Sul 496 10.70 4% 32% 0.54 0.42 0.746 0.730 205 15
Santa Catarina 293 6.25 8% 16% 0.49 0.43 0.774 0.736 178 0
São Paulo 645 41.26 1% 6% 0.56 0.47 0.783 0.791 144 2
Tocantins 139 1.38 41% 40% 0.6 0.53 0.699 0.631 85 5
Total 5565 190.76 8% 22% 0.59 0.51 0.727 0.656 3863 167
  1. 1States sampled represent 17 of 27
  2. 2Mun = Municipalities
  3. 3Primary health centres: primary health units/health centres/health postsSources: QualiSUS-Network data base, 2015; IBGE and IPEA, 2010