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Table 2 Demographic and socio-economic characteristics of respondents to self medication with antibiotics survey in Yogyakarta City Indonesia

From: Self medication with antibiotics in Yogyakarta City Indonesia: a cross sectional population-based survey

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