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Table 2 Medical Interns’ perceptions of their education regarding antimicrobial stewardship

From: Attitude and perception of medical interns about antimicrobial resistance: a multi center cross-sectional study in Ethiopia

Variables Good/Very Good (%) P- value
Describe the correct range of coverage for antimicrobials 71 (26.3%) 0.014*
Change from intravenous to oral antimicrobials and vice verse 62 (22.9%) 0.821
Handle a patient who demands antimicrobial therapy that is not indicated 80 (29.6%) 0.033*
Escalate antimicrobial therapy 98 (36.3%) 0.662
Select the best antimicrobial for a specific infection 95 (35.2%) 0.431
Find reliable sources of information to treat infections 119 (44.1%) 0.039*
When to start antimicrobial therapy 133 (49.3%) 0.652
Basic mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance 195 (72.2%) 0.238
  1. *Refers to statistically significant differences (p-value < 0.05) in the percentages of different teaching hospitals using χ2 test