Poor health knowledge and behaviour is a risk for the spread of antibiotic resistance: survey of higher secondary school students in Goa, India.

@article{Santimano2017PoorHK,
  title={Poor health knowledge and behaviour is a risk for the spread of antibiotic resistance: survey of higher secondary school students in Goa, India.},
  author={Nerissa M L Almeida Santimano and David R Foxcroft},
  journal={Perspectives in public health},
  year={2017},
  volume={137 2},
  pages={109-113}
}
AIMS We assessed antibiotic knowledge and practice among youth in India, where antibiotics are widely available without prescription. METHODS Randomly selected school questionnaire survey representing four regions in Goa, India, with students ( n = 773) aged 16-17. RESULTS Most students (67%) were unaware of the problem of antibiotic resistance, with… CONTINUE READING