Italy: understanding of antibiotics 2018

Awareness and understanding of antibiotics in Italy in 2018

by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 26, 2018
Italy: understanding of antibiotics 2018 This statistic displays the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Italy, in 2018. Antibiotics are medications that can kill or hinder the growth of bacteria which cause infections in people and animals. Antibiotics are not used to treat viruses. In 2018, 65 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics could be used to kill viruses. Moreover, 23 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics were affective against cold and flu, while 70 percent of respondents correctly answered when asked if unnecessary use of antibiotics could make them ineffective.
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Awareness and understanding of antibiotics in Italy in 2018

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Antibiotics kill viruses28%65%7%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu70%23%7%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective70%18%12%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea63%25%12%
Correct answerIncorrect answerDon't know
Antibiotics kill viruses28%65%7%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu70%23%7%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective70%18%12%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea63%25%12%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Nov 26, 2018
This statistic displays the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Italy, in 2018. Antibiotics are medications that can kill or hinder the growth of bacteria which cause infections in people and animals. Antibiotics are not used to treat viruses. In 2018, 65 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics could be used to kill viruses. Moreover, 23 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics were affective against cold and flu, while 70 percent of respondents correctly answered when asked if unnecessary use of antibiotics could make them ineffective.
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