Table 2

Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of respondents to self medication with antibiotics survey in Yogyakarta City Indonesia

Demographic and socio-economic characteristics

Number (percentage) of respondents

N: 559


Non- antibiotic users; n = 478

Prescribed antibiotics users; n = 40

Non-prescribed antibiotics users (self medication); n = 41


1. Gender:

Female

259 (46)

26 (5)

24 (4)

Male

219 (39)

14 (3)

17 (3)

2. Age in years:

Less than 24

49 (9)

4 (1)

3 (0.5)

24 to 54

293 (52)

31 (6)

34 (6)

54 to 64

78 (14)

4 (1)

2 (0.3)

More than 64

58 (10)

1 (0.1)

2 (0.3)

Median (range)

43 (18-88)

40.5 (18 - 69)

43 (18 - 66)

3. Marital status:

Married

329 (59)

31 (6)

26 (5)

Unmarried/single

105 (19)

8 (1)

10 (1.8)

Widow/widower

44 (8)

1 (0.1)

5 (1)

4. Household's income per month:

Less than US $ 150

222 (40)

22 (4)

19 (3)

US $ 150 to US $ 300

155 (28)

9 (1.6)

15 (2.7)

US $ 300 to US $ 800

51 (9)

4 (0.7)

1 (0.1)

More than US $ 800

7 (1.3)

2 (0.3)

2 (0.3)

Did not mention

43 (8)

3 (0.5)

4 (0.7)

5. Highest education achievement:

University

141 (25)

13 (2)

8 (1.4)

Senior high school

176 (31)

14 (2.5)

17 (3)

Junior high school

59 (11)

5 (0.9)

3 (0.5)

Elementary school

42 (8)

3 (0.5)

5 (0.9)

Did not mention

60 (11)

5 (0.9)

8 (1.4)

6. Current employment/status:

Unemployed

133 (24)

15 (2.7)

14 (2.5)

Employed

223 (40)

15 (2.7)

19 (3.4)

Did not mention

122 (22)

10 (1.8)

8 (1.4)

7. Medical insurance holder:

Yes

228 (41)

14 (2.5)

21 (4)

No

240 (43)

23 (4)

17 (3)

Did not mention

10 (2)

3 (0.5)

3 (0.5)


Note: US $ 1 ~ Rp. 10,000 (Indonesian currency); unemployed, i.e.: housewife, retirement, student, jobless; employed, i.e.: private employee, civil servant, entrepreneur, labor.

Widayati et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:491   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-491

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