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Table 2 Timing of most recent antibiotic use as reported by respondents to an online survey on antibiotic resistance administered by the National 12320 Health Hotline management office, China, April 12–May 7, 2019

From: Using Weibo and WeChat social media channels to assess public awareness and practices related to antimicrobial resistance, China, 2019

Characteristics Respondents
N
In last month
N (%)
Within last 2–6 months
N (%)
Within last 7–12 months
N (%)
> 1 year ago
N (%)
Never
N (%)
Do not recall
N (%)
Sex
Male 991 188 (19) 275 (28) 140 (14) 252 (25) 69 (7) 67 (7)
Female 1782 353 (20) 499 (28) 224 (13) 523 (29) 71 (4) 112 (6)
Age
16–24 156 32 (22) 34 (22) 10 (6) 37 (24) 22 (14) 21 (14)
25–44 1963 380 (19) 570 (29) 257 (13) 559 (29) 85 (4) 112 (6)
45–64 586 109 (19) 153 (26) 91 (16) 162 (28) 33 (6) 38 (7)
 ≥65 68 20 (29) 17 (25) 6 (9) 17 (25) 0 (0) 8 (12)
Provinces
Eastern 2177 410 (19) 598 (28) 303 (14) 632 (29) 99 (5) 135 (6)
Central 368 84 (23) 102 (28) 39 (11) 90 (25) 31 (8) 22 (6)
Western 228 47 (21) 74 (33) 22 (10) 53 (23) 10 (4) 22 (10)
Place of residence
Urban 2098 409 (20) 601 (29) 275 (13) 595 (28) 101 (5) 117 (6)
Suburban 507 98 (19) 135 (27) 69 (14) 141 (28) 20 (4) 44 (9)
Rural 168 34 (20) 38 (23) 20 (12) 39 (23) 19 (11) 18 (11)
Education
Less than High School 167 37 (22) 38 (23) 21 (13) 28 (17) 22 (13) 21 (13)
High School Graduate 354 60 (17) 96 (27) 48 (14) 94 (27) 31 (9) 25 (7)
Some Junior College 694 140 (20) 211 (30) 86 (13) 181 (26) 29 (4) 47 (9)
Some Undergraduate 1277 257 (20) 356 (28) 170 (13) 381 (30) 44 (3) 69 (5)
Some Graduate 281 47 (16) 73 (26) 39 (14) 91 (32) 14 (5) 17 (6)
Total 2773 541 (20) 774 (28) 364 (13) 775 (28) 140 (5) 179 (7)