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Volume 21, Number 2—February 2015

Optimizing Distribution of Pandemic Influenza Antiviral Drugs

Bismark SinghComments to Author , Hsin-Chan Huang, David P. Morton, Gregory P. Johnson, Alexander Gutfraind, Alison P. Galvani, Bruce Clements, and Lauren A. Meyers
Author affiliations: The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA (B. Singh, H.-C. Huang, G.P. Johnson, L.A. Meyers); Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA (D.P. Morton); University of Illinois at Chicago Illinois, USA (A. Gutfraind); Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (A.P. Galvani); Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin (B. Clements)

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Table 1

Number of ZIP code areas containing ≥1 pharmacy of each chain and geographic overlap with Walgreens, which is present in the most ZIP code areas, Texas, USA*

Pharmacy name
No. ZIP code areas
Overlap with Walgreens, %
Walgreens 490 100.0
CVS/Pharmacy 422 75.1
Walmart 372 68.8
HEB 189 77.8
Kroger 167 86.8
Target 127 86.6
Brookshire 118 28.0
Sam’s Club 74 89.2
Tom Thumb 51 74.5
Randalls 42 90.5
United 40 50.0
Costco 20 80.0
Kmart 16 81.3
Independents 893 48.0

*ZIP code areas, US postal code areas.

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