Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Denmark in 2018

Share of respondent's knowledge of antibiotics in Denmark in 2018

by F. Norrestad, last edited Mar 7, 2019
Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Denmark in 2018 This statistic displays the results from a survey on the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Denmark, in 2018. The majority (51 percent) of respondents believed that the false statement that antibiotics kills virus was true. 80 percent of respondents also believed that the false statement that antibiotics are affective against cold and flu, was true. The majority also believed in the true statements about antibiotics, such as unnecessary use makes them inefficient (94 percent) and that taking antibiotics often has side-effects, such as diarrhea (69 percent).
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Share of respondent's knowledge of antibiotics in Denmark in 2018

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Correct answerIncorrect answer Don't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)51%40%9%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)80%10%10%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)94%2%4%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)69%7%24%
Correct answerIncorrect answer Don't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)51%40%9%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)80%10%10%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)94%2%4%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)69%7%24%
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by F. Norrestad, last edited Mar 7, 2019
This statistic displays the results from a survey on the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Denmark, in 2018. The majority (51 percent) of respondents believed that the false statement that antibiotics kills virus was true. 80 percent of respondents also believed that the false statement that antibiotics are affective against cold and flu, was true. The majority also believed in the true statements about antibiotics, such as unnecessary use makes them inefficient (94 percent) and that taking antibiotics often has side-effects, such as diarrhea (69 percent).
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