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Table 1 Participants’ demographic characteristics

From: Low-income community knowledge, attitudes and perceptions regarding antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in Jelutong District, Penang, Malaysia: a qualitative study

Variables n
Gender
 Male 10
 Female 12
Age groups (years)
 18–27 5
 28–37 5
 38–47 6
 ≥ 48 6
Ethnicity
 Malay 8
 Chinese 7
 Indian 7
Marital status
 Single 8
 Married 8
 Separated/divorced 3
 Widowed 3
 Education level  
 Primary education 7
 Secondary education 8
 Tertiary education (college/university) 7
Employment status
 Employed 6
 Student 5
 Housewife 5
 Retired 6
Monthly household income (MYR)*
 ≤ 2000 8
 2001–4000 7
 > 4000 7
Last time antibiotics were taken
 < 3 months 7
 3–6 months 6
 7–9 months 5
 10–12 months 4
 Do not remember 0
Number of antibiotic courses taken in the past year
 One 11
 Two 4
 Three 4
 More than three 3
 Do not remember 0
  1. n = number, *1 Malaysian ringgit (MYR) = 0.24 US$ as at 1 September 2018.