Source of information on not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in Finland 2018

How did you first get this information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily?

by Conor Stewart, last edited Jan 24, 2019
Source of information on not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in Finland 2018 This statistic displays the response of individuals regarding how they first got the information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily in Finland, in 2018. Antibiotics are medications that can kill or hinder the growth of bacteria which cause infections in people and animals. Antibiotic resistance occurs when there is a mutation in the bacteria's genes, however excessive use of antibiotics can also lead to the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria. In 2018, 40 percent of respondents who received information about not taking antibiotics unnecessarily reported that they had talked to a doctor about it, while 38 percent of respondents reported that they had read it in a newspaper.
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How did you first get this information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily?

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Share of respondents
From a doctor40%
In a newspaper38%
On the TV news or other programs37%
On the internet or in social networks28%
From a family member or friend22%
From another health professional14%
From a pharmacist12%
In a leaflet or on a poster10%
On the radio10%
From a TV advertisement4%
Other3%
Don't know1%
Share of respondents
From a doctor40%
In a newspaper38%
On the TV news or other programs37%
On the internet or in social networks28%
From a family member or friend22%
From another health professional14%
From a pharmacist12%
In a leaflet or on a poster10%
On the radio10%
From a TV advertisement4%
Other3%
Don't know1%
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by Conor Stewart, last edited Jan 24, 2019
This statistic displays the response of individuals regarding how they first got the information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily in Finland, in 2018. Antibiotics are medications that can kill or hinder the growth of bacteria which cause infections in people and animals. Antibiotic resistance occurs when there is a mutation in the bacteria's genes, however excessive use of antibiotics can also lead to the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria. In 2018, 40 percent of respondents who received information about not taking antibiotics unnecessarily reported that they had talked to a doctor about it, while 38 percent of respondents reported that they had read it in a newspaper.
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