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Table 1 Symptoms for which antibiotic self-medication was used

From: Pharmacology education and antibiotic self-medication among medical students: a cross-sectional study

Symptoms % (n = 33) Symptoms % (n = 77)
NFPE group FPE group
Runny nose 30 Sore throat 60
Flu 21 Runny nose 12
Sore throat 15 Flu 10
Abscess 12 Diarrhoea 09
Toothache 10 Toothache 04
Tonsil infection 06 Sinusitis 03
Ear infection 06 Acne 01
   Oral ulcers 01
Total 100 Total 100
  1. NFPE No Formal Pharmacology Education, FPE Formal Pharmacology Education