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Table 2 Distribution of doctors, nurses and dentists per 10 000 people in various Bangladeshi divisions

From: The health workforce crisis in Bangladesh: shortage, inappropriate skill-mix and inequitable distribution

  Doctors Nurses Dentists All Nurse per
Doctor ratio
Division      
   Barisal 1.7 0.9 0.3 3.08 0.5
   Chittagong 4.8 3.6 0.3 8.8 0.7
   Dhaka 10.8 2.8 0.5 14.2 0.2
   Khulna 1.3 1.9 0.05 3.3 1.4
   Rajshahi 2.1 1.1 0.0 3.2 0.5
   Sylhet 2.2 0.4 0.0 3.2 0.1
Location      
   Rural 1.1 0.8 0.08 2.1 0.7
   Urban 18.2 5.8 0.8 24.9 0.3
Sex      
   Male 4.5 0.2 0.2 5.0 0.05
   Female 0.8 1.8 0.03 2.7 2.1
All 5.4 2.1 0.3 7.7 0.4