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Table 3 Comparison of knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding antibiotic therapy based on the perceptions of training received on the topic

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)
He/she has experience in research or training on the subject
 No 83.3 (73.3–90.0)** 83.3 (70.0–90.0)** 80.0 (63.3–90.0)**
 Yes 86.7 (80.0–93.3)** 90.0 (83.3–96.7)** 90.0 (80.0–96.7)**
He/she is planning to pursue postgraduate studies
 No 75.0 (65.0–93.3) 76.7 (63.3–90.0)** 73.3 (60.0–86.7)**
 Yes 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3)** 86.7 (73.3–93.3)**
University
 University A 83.3 (73.3–93.3)** 80.0 (66.7–90.0)** 76.7 (60.0–86.7)**
 University B 86.7 (80.0–93.3)** 90.0 (80.0–93.3)** 90.0 (80.0–96.7)**
 University C 86.7 (83.3–93.3)** 90.0 (83.3–96.7)** 90.0 (83.3–96.7)**
University provides sufficient knowledge to determine when to initiate antibiotic therapy
 No 83.3 (73.3–93.3) 83.3 (63.3–93.3)** 73.3 (60.0–83.3)**
 Yes 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 90.0 (80.0–96.7)** 86.7 (76.7–96.7)**
University provides sufficient knowledge to select the best antibiotic for each infection
 No 83.3 (76.7–93.3) 90.0 (76.7–93.3) 83.3 (70.0–93.3)**
 Yes 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7)**
University provides sufficient knowledge to understand the basic resistance mechanisms
 No 86.7 (76.7–90.0) 90.0 (73.3–96.7) 80.0 (70.0–93.3)**
 Yes 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7)**
University provides sufficient knowledge to interpret antibiograms
 No 83.3 (76.7–93.3) 90.0 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (73.3–96.7)
 Yes 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7) 86.7 (76.7–93.3)
University provides sufficient knowledge to find sources of information on infections
 No 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 90.0 (76.7–93.3) 83.3 (70.0–90.0)
 Yes 86.7 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7) 86.7 (76.7–96.7)
University provides sufficient knowledge to change from intravenous antibiotics to oral antibiotics
 No 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 90.0 (80.0–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–93.3)**
 Yes 86.7 (76.7–93.3) 86.7 (76.7–96.7) 86.7 (73.3–93.3)**
General perception of the training received so far on the subject
 He/she has not received training 76.7 (60.0–83.3)** 70.0 (63.3–83.3)** 63.3 (50.0–73.3)**
 Mediocre /Poor 83.3 (76.7–93.3)** 90.0 (76.7–93.3)** 83.3 (71.7–93.3)**
 Good 86.7 (80.0–93.3)** 86.7 (80.0–93.3)** 86.7 (80.0–93.3)**
 Excellent 90.0 (80.0–96.7)** 90.0 (80.0–96.7)** 90.0 (80.0–00.0)**
  1. ** p-value < 0.01
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