Table 1

Clinicians’ attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing over time
Survey question 2000 (n = 400)% Agree 2010 (n = 29)% Agree Difference (P value)
Antibiotic resistance is a major public health problem. 82 97 0.0415
Over-prescribing antibiotics is a major cause of antibiotic resistance. 86 93 0.402
I am confident that the development of new and effective drugs will keep pace with the growing rate of antibiotic resistance. 21 17 0.813
Each individual decision to prescribe antibiotics has an impact on antibiotic resistance. 75 100 0.0005
I prescribe antibiotics more often thanI should. 36 66 0.003

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Ackerman et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:462   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-462

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