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Assessing the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices onAntibiotics Among the General Public Attending the Outpatient Pharmacy Units of Hospitals in Bhutan: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Tshokey, Tshokey; Adhikari, Deepika; Tshering, Thupten; Wangmo, Sangay; Wangdi, Kinley

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We assessed the level of knowledge, attitudes, and practices on antibiotics through a questionnaire-based cross-sectional survey among the general public in Bhutan. Of the 692 participants, 52.6% (364) were females with a mean age of 34.2 years. More than half of the respondents showed unsatisfactory knowledge varying significantly from 23.1% to 69.6%. Cotrimoxazole (septran) was the least known while amoxicillin was the most known antibiotics assessed. Two-thirds of the responsents (267)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/161301
Source: Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1177/1010539517734682

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