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Table 4 Percentage of countries who scored 1–5 for each category

From: Antimicrobial resistance preparedness in sub-Saharan African countries

Score National Action Plan AMR Surveillance Infection Prevention and Control Antimicrobial Stewardship
1 73% 77% 57% 82%
2 14% 16% 20% 14%
3 11% 5% 20% 5%
4 2% 2% 0% 0%
5 0% 0% 2% 0%
Mean score 1.43 1.32 1.70 1.23
P value p = 0.0207
  1. A score of 1 indicates no capacity, 2 indicates limited capacity, 3 indicates developed capacity, 4 indicates demonstrated capacity and 5 indicates sustainable capacity. The majority of countries scored 1 in each AMR category.