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Table 3 Regression estimates on the general awareness of antibiotic resistance per knowledge profiles

From: A population-base survey on knowledge, attitude and awareness of the general public on antibiotic use and resistance

Variables Low Knowledge Middle Knowledge High Knowledge
  B SE B SE B SE
Gender
 Male (female reference) −0.928*** 0.229 −0.062 0.189 0.836*** 0.209
Age (18–21 reference)
 22–25 0.006 0.308 0.494 0.263 −0.644** 0.299
 > 25 0.414 0.242 0.126 0.197 −0.540*** 0.208
Educational Level (lower reference)
 Middle −0.106 0.269 −0.055 0.219 0.157 0.231
 High −0.046 0.254 0.239 0.216 −.0293 0.241
Profession (health workers reference)
 Non-health worker −1.724*** 0.289 −0.648*** 0.190 1.716*** 0.194
Antibiotic use within last 12 months (Never reference)
 Once −0.310 0.379 0.887*** 0.319 −0.847** 0.350
 2–5 times −0.420 0.343 0.827*** 0.297 −0.693** 0.329
 > 5 times 0.190 0.320 0.024 0.294 −0.265 0.318
Anyone in your household taking antibiotics at the moment (Yes reference)
 No −0.203 0.315 0.230 0.265 −0.029 0.295
 Don’t know −0.349 0.233 −0.006 0.197 0.295 0.218
Constant −0.246 0.745 −1.231 0.653 −0.413 0.738
Cox & Snell R2 0.144   0.062   0.190  
Nagelkerke R2 0.214   0.084   0.261  
  1. *** p < .01; **p < .05