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Table 5 Descriptive statistics of knowledge, attitude, practice, and prescription scores of physicians in Nigeria

From: Predictors of antibiotic prescriptions: a knowledge, attitude and practice survey among physicians in tertiary hospitals in Nigeria

Variable Score Score (n) Score (%) Good score Average score Poor score
  Range Median (IQR) Median (IQR) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Knowledge 0–28 19 (16, 21) 71.1(62, 79) 293 (22.3) 963 (73.4) 56 (4.3)
Attitude 15–75 57 (52, 62) 77 (72, 83) 531 (40.3) 786 (59.6) 1 (0.1)
Practice 13–65 49 (46, 52) 75 (72, 80) 416 (31.6) 899 (68.4) 0 (0)
Prescription 18–90 48 (43, 53) 53.3 (47.8, 58.9) 420 (31.7) 896 (67.7) 8 (0.6)
  1. n number of participants, IQR interquartile range