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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of variables used in the study

From: Importance of the intellectual property system in attempting compulsory licensing of pharmaceuticals: a cross-sectional analysis

Variable CL-attempted group N = 24 Non CL-attempted group N = 115 P value
CL attempted 4.16 ± 4.22 0 N/A
Region    0.04312
 Africa 8 45  
 Asia 7 16  
 Latin America 6 15  
 Others 3 39  
Population (log) 17.82 ± 1.35 16.24 ± 1.28 P <  0.0001
Income (log) 8.58 ± 1.31 8.54 ± 1.57 0.9235
Polity    0.7944
 Democracy 16 66  
 Anocracy 6 38  
 Autocracy 2 11  
The PIPP index 2.13 ± 0.73 1.61 ± 1.00 0.0188
 range 1.13–4.51 0.00–3.45