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Table 1 Summary of survey responses for parents of schoolchildren in storytelling intervention school

From: The impact of antimicrobial resistance awareness interventions involving schoolchildren, development of an animation and parents engagements: a pilot study

Question N Pre and post responsesa McNemar x2 p value
C&C C&W W&C W&W
Knowledge
1. Antibiotics will cure any infection 25 13 1 9 2 0.711 0.021*
2. Antibiotics will cure most coughs and colds 25 4 7 3 11 0.682 0.344
3. If antibiotics are not effective anymore in a few individuals, eventually they will not be effective in the general population 25 3 6 8 8 0.649 0.791
4. Antibiotics do not kill our good bacteria 25 7 13 3 2 1.042 0.021*
5. The use of antibiotics among animals can reduce the effect of antibiotics among humans 25 2 2 3 18 2.679 1.000
Beliefs
6. I believe that left-over antibiotics are good to keep at home in case they might be needed later on 25 15 2 7 1 0.003 0.180
7. I believe that it’s good to be able to get antibiotics from relatives or friends without having to see a doctor first 25 23 0 2 0 - -
8. I believe that it’s good to be able to get antibiotics from the drugstore without having to see a doctor first 25 17 3 4 1 0.074 1.000
9. I believe that an injury to the skin can be cured quickly by pouring antibiotic powders onto the injury 25 14 1 6 4 4.167 0.125
Attitudes
10. If I feel better after half the treatment with antibiotics, I will stop taking them 25 20 2 3 0 0.296 1.000
11. If I get some kind of skin reaction when using an antibiotic, I will not use the same antibiotic again 25 0 7 3 15 1.326 0.344
12. If I get a left-over antibiotic to use for my disease from a family member or friend I trust, I will take it 25 21 1 2 1 2.973 1.000
  1. *Significant at 0.05 level
  2. aThe pre and post responses are written via symbols between the ‘&’ where C = correct, W = wrong. For example, C&C means correct pre level and correct post level answers and W&W means wrong pre level and wrong post level answers