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Table 3 Association of demographic characteristics with attitudes towards antibiotic use

From: Antibiotic use practices of pharmacy staff: a cross-sectional study in Saint Petersburg, the Russian Federation

Statement p- value
  No. Age Education Experience
  (N = 316)    
Self-medicate 230 0.946 0.565 0.123
Antibiotics taken in the past 6 months 141 0.787 0.323 0.807
Stopped taking antibiotics after symptoms decreased 8 0.779 0.34 0.382
Source of new information about antibiotics:
 - Training sessions 227 0.309 0.889 0.047*
 - Special literature 140 0.318 0.003* 0.051
 - PILa 158 0.044* 0.465 0.195
Taking probiotics during/after treatment with antibiotics 283 0.869 0.805 0.15
Attitude toward antibiotics 298 0.683 0.622 0.633
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. aPIL: Patient information leaflet