The Scientific World Journal / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Public Health Risks from Mismanagement of Healthcare Wastes in Shinyanga Municipality Health Facilities, Tanzania

Table 4

Summary of healthcare waste generation rates for SRRH, KDDH, and KUHC.

Generation rateSRRHKDDHKUHC

Total wastes (kg/day)56911985
Number of beds333102
Daily in-patients (patients occupying a bed)35691
Waste generation rate (kg/patient/day)1.61.3

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