Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Romania 2018

This statistic displays the level of knowledge of respondents regarding antibiotics in Romania in 2017. 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 2017, 56 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics could be used to kill viruses. 50 percent of respondents incorrectly answered when asked if antibiotics are affective against cold and flu, while 74 percent of respondents correctly answered when asked if unnecessary use of antibiotics can make them ineffective.

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

Correct answer Incorrect answerDon't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)27%56%7%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)44%50%6%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)74%19%7%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)61%24%15%
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

Romania

Survey time period

September 8 to 26, 2018

Number of respondents

1007*

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* n (Romania)=1,007
n (EU28)=27,474.

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