Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Sweden 2018

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

by F. Norrestad, last edited Mar 8, 2019
Respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Sweden 2018 This statistic shows the result from a survey on respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Sweden in 2018. 74 percent of respondents believed in the false statement that antibiotic kill viruses. 85 percent of respondents also believed in the false statement that antibiotics are effective against cold and flu.
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Share of respondent's knowledge of antibiotics in Sweden in 2018

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Correct answerIncorrect answer Don't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)74%22%4%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)85%11%4%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)96%2%2%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)59%18%23%
Correct answerIncorrect answer Don't know
Antibiotics kill viruses (false)74%22%4%
Antibiotics are effective against colds and flu (false)85%11%4%
Taking antibiotics often has side-effects such as diarrhea (true)96%2%2%
Unnecessary use of antibiotics makes them become ineffective (true)59%18%23%
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by F. Norrestad, last edited Mar 8, 2019
This statistic shows the result from a survey on respondents knowledge of antibiotics in Sweden in 2018. 74 percent of respondents believed in the false statement that antibiotic kill viruses. 85 percent of respondents also believed in the false statement that antibiotics are effective against cold and flu.
Show more
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