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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.