Source of information on not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in Portugal 2018

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

by Conor Stewart, last edited Feb 5, 2019
Source of information on not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in Portugal 2018 This statistic displays the response of individuals regarding how they first got the information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily in Portugal 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, 60 percent of respondents who received information about not taking antibiotics unnecessarily reported that they saw it on the TV news, while 30 percent of respondents reported that they spoke to a doctor about it.
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Where did you get this information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily?

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Share of respondents
You saw it on the TV news60%
A doctor talked to you about it30%
A pharmacist talked to you about it12%
You saw it on a TV advertisement10%
A family member or friend talked to you about it9%
You saw it in a leaflet or on a poster6%
You saw it on the internet or on online social media5%
You read it in a newspaper4%
Another health professional (e.g. nurse or physio-therapist) talked to you about it2%
You heard it on the radio1%
Other2%
Don't know1%
Share of respondents
You saw it on the TV news60%
A doctor talked to you about it30%
A pharmacist talked to you about it12%
You saw it on a TV advertisement10%
A family member or friend talked to you about it9%
You saw it in a leaflet or on a poster6%
You saw it on the internet or on online social media5%
You read it in a newspaper4%
Another health professional (e.g. nurse or physio-therapist) talked to you about it2%
You heard it on the radio1%
Other2%
Don't know1%
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by Conor Stewart, last edited Feb 5, 2019
This statistic displays the response of individuals regarding how they first got the information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily in Portugal 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, 60 percent of respondents who received information about not taking antibiotics unnecessarily reported that they saw it on the TV news, while 30 percent of respondents reported that they spoke to a doctor about it.
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