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Prior knowledge, older age, and higher allowance are risk factors for self-medication with antibiotics among university students in southern China

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BACKGROUND: Self-medication with antibiotics (SMA) has been reported among university students in many countries, but little research has been done on this issue in China. The objective of this study was to evaluate knowledge and behaviors of university students and risk factors concerning SMA. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Using a novel questionnaire-based data collection instrument, an anonymous online survey was conducted with the students of Shantou University (STU), a university compr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0041314

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS ONE Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
7
Pages:
e41314
Publication date:
2012-07-20
Acceptance date:
2012-06-22
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
Language:
English
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uuid:8dbd6655-f151-4dba-9d64-f05f5e90fcf3
Local pid:
pubs:344558
Source identifiers:
344558
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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