Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Greece in 2018

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

by Conor Stewart, last edited Jan 23, 2019
Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Greece in 2018 This statistic displays the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Greece, 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, 71 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics could kill viruses. 66 percent of respondents answered incorrectly when asked if antibiotics are effective against cold or flu, while 97 percent of respondents answered correctly when asked if unnecessary use of antibiotics could make them ineffective.
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Share of respondent's knowledge of antibiotics in Greece in 2018

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Correct answerIncorrect answerDon't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)23%71%6%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)39%56%5%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)97%3%4%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)73%10%17%
Correct answerIncorrect answerDon't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)23%71%6%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)39%56%5%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)97%3%4%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)73%10%17%
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by Conor Stewart, last edited Jan 23, 2019
This statistic displays the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Greece, 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, 71 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics could kill viruses. 66 percent of respondents answered incorrectly when asked if antibiotics are effective against cold or flu, while 97 percent of respondents answered correctly when asked if unnecessary use of antibiotics could make them ineffective.
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