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Table 1 Procurement of medical devices at national level in relation to country income classification (World Bank 2014)

From: Medical device procurement in low- and middle-income settings: protocol for a systematic review

Country classification Does procurement of medical devices occur at national level?
(Responses from WHO Baseline Country Survey 2010)
Yes No
Low income 25 8
Low-middle income 31 7
Upper-middle income 30 17
High income 17 27
Total 103 59
  1. Author’s calculation: chi-square with 3 degrees of freedom, total sample n =162, p <0.001.