Source of information on not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in the UK 2018

This statistic displays the response of individuals regarding how they first got the information about not taking any antibiotics unnecessarily in the United Kingdom in 2018. Of the respondents, 38 percent were told by their doctor not to take antibiotics unnecessarily.

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

Share of respondents
From a doctor38%
From a TV advertisement35%
On the TV, news or other programmes26%
In a newspaper19%
In a leaflet or on a poster16%
On the internet or on online social networks13%
From a pharmacist12%
On the radio9%
Another health professional (e.g. nurse or physio-therapist) talked to you about it8%
From a family member or friend5%
Other1%
Don't know1%
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Source

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September 8 to 26, 2018

Number of respondents

1,000*

Special properties

Respondents who have received information about not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in the last 12 months

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* n (United Kingdom)=1,000
n (EU28)=27,969.

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