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Table 2 Comparison of telephone survey and mystery shopper outcomes

From: Not sold here: limited access to legally available syringes at pharmacies in Tijuana, Mexico

  Phone survey outcomes
   Sells syringes Doesn't sell syringes Total
  Successful 39 (32.5) 3 (18.8) 42 (30.9)
  Unsuccessful 81 (67.5) 13 (81.3) 94 (69.1)
  Total 120 (88.2) 16 (11.8) 136 (100.0)
Mystery shopper outcomes     
   No prescription Requires prescription Total
  No prescription 64 (86.5) 13 (59.1) 77 (70.6)
  Requires prescription 10 (13.5) 22 (62.9) 32 (29.4)
  Total 74 (67.9) 35 (32.1) 109* (100.0)
  1. *11 of the 120 pharmacies that reported selling syringes in the telephone survey did not give a definitive answer regarding their prescription policies