United States: Survey on effects of overusing antibiotics 2014

How confident are you that this statement is correct: Overusing antibiotics causes the development of drug-resistant bacteria?

United States: Survey on effects of overusing antibiotics 2014 This survey, conducted in the United States in March 2014, shows public awareness regarding the overuse of antibiotics causing development of drug-resistant bacteria. 36 percent of respondents stated they were extremely confident that overusing antibiotics causes the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
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How confident are you that this statement is correct: Overusing antibiotics causes the development of drug-resistant bacteria?

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Share of respondents
Extremely confident36%
Very confident30%
Somewhat confident23%
Not too confident8%
Not at all confident1%
Refused/Not answered3%
Share of respondents
Extremely confident36%
Very confident30%
Somewhat confident23%
Not too confident8%
Not at all confident1%
Refused/Not answered3%
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This survey, conducted in the United States in March 2014, shows public awareness regarding the overuse of antibiotics causing development of drug-resistant bacteria. 36 percent of respondents stated they were extremely confident that overusing antibiotics causes the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
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