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Table 2 Comparison of knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding antibiotic therapy based on sociodemographic features and antibiotic consumption

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding antibiotic use and resistance among medical students in Colombia: a cross-sectional descriptive study

  Knowledge Attitude Practice
  Mean (IQR) Mean (IQR) Mean (IQR)
Sex
 Female 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (73.3–93.3)
 Male 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7)
Socioeconomic level according to DANE
 Low 80.0 (70.0–83.3)** 83.3 (70.0–90.0)** 83.3 (73.3–90.0)**
 Middle 86.7 (76.7–93.3)** 86.7 (76.7–95.0)** 86.7 (73.3–93.3)**
 High 90.0 (83.3–93.3)** 90.0 (80.0–96.7)** 90.0 (80.0–96.7)**
Training cycle
 Basic 83.3 (70.0–90.0)** 80.0 (66.7–90.0)** 73.3 (60.0–86.7)**
 Professional 88.3 (81.7–93.3)** 90.0 (83.3–96.7)** 93.3 (83.3–96.7)**
 Residency 86.7 (80.0–93.3)** 90.0 (83.3–96.7)** 90.0 (83.3–96.7)**
Father’s education level
 Primary or Secondary school 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (73.3–93.3)
 Technical or Technological 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 90.0 (83.3–93.3) 86.7 (80.0–96.7)
 Undergraduate/Postgraduate 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3)
Mother’s education level
 Primary or Secondary school 83.3 (73.3–93.3) 83.3 (76.7–93.3)** 86.7 (73.3–93.3)
 Technical or Technological 90.0 (80.0–93.3) 90.0 (80.0–96.7)** 86.7 (80.0–96.7)
 Undergraduate or Postgraduate 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (80.0–93.3)** 86.7 (76.7–93.3)
He/she has received antibiotics in the past year
 No 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 88.3 (80.0–96.7) 86.7 (76.7–96.7)**
 Yes 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (73.3–93.3) 83.3 (70.0–93.3)**
He/she has received antibiotics in the past 6 months
 No 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 90.0 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–95.0)**
 Yes 85.0 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (73.3–93.3) 83.3 (70.0–93.3)**
He/she has received antibiotics in the past month
 No 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7)** 86.7 (76.7–93.3)**
 Yes 83.3 (73.3–93.3) 83.3 (65.0–90.0)** 80.0 (56.7–90.0)**
  1. ** p-value < 0.01
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