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Table 2 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of respondents of self medication with antibiotics survey in Yogyakarta City Indonesia

From: Knowledge and beliefs about antibiotics among people in Yogyakarta City Indonesia: a cross sectional population-based survey

Demographic and socio-economic characteristics

Total respondents; N: 559

Number (percentage) of respondents who are familiar with antibiotics

Number (percentage) of respondents who are not familiar with antibiotics

n: 283

n: 276

Gender:

Female

108 (38)

141(51)

Male

175 (62)

134 (49)

Did not mention

-

1 (0.3)

Age in years:

Less than 24

24 (8)

32 (11)

24 to 54

209 (74)

149 (54)

54 to 64

33 (12)

49 (18)

More than 64

17 (6)

46 (17)

Median (range)

41 (18 to 88)

43 (18 to 80)

Marital status:

  

Married

200 (71)

167 (61)

Unmarried/single

58 (21)

65 (23)

Widow/widower

24 (8)

41 (15)

Did not mention

-

4 (1)

Household’s income per month:

Less than US $ 150

127 (45)

138 (50)

US $ 150 to US $ 300

91 (32)

86 (31)

US $ 300 to US $ 800

29 (10)

24 (9)

More than US $ 800

9 (3)

2 (1)

Did not mention

27 (10)

26 (9)

Highest education achievement:

University

90 (32)

71 (26)

Senior high school

115 (41)

92 (33)

Junior high school

33 (12)

37 (14)

Elementary school

21 (7)

28 (10)

Did not mention

24 (8)

48 (17)

Current employment/status:

Unemployed

94 (33)

69 (25)

Employed

134 (47)

124 (45)

Did not mention

55 (20)

83 (30)

Medical insurance holder:

Yes

146 (51)

116 (42)

No

129 (46)

149 (54)

Did not mention

8 (3)

11(4)

  1. Note: US $ 1 ~ Rp. 8.200 (Indonesian currency in May 2010); unemployed, i.e.: housewife, retirement, student, jobless; employed, i.e.: private employee, civil servant, entrepreneur, labor.