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Table 5 Association between participants’ socio-demographic characteristics and behaviours associated with adherence

From: Antibiotic use in rural China: a cross-sectional survey of knowledge, attitudes and self-reported practices among caregivers in Shandong province

Socio-demographic factors Low adherence (3 or fewer high adherence answers) High adherence (4 or more high adherence answers) p-value
n (%) n (%)
Age (years)
  ≤ 29 64 (40.5) 94 (59.5) 0.000
 30 ~ 49 81 (28.5) 203 (71.5)
  ≥ 50 57 (20.4) 223 (79.6)
Sex
 Male 12 (17.1) 58 (82.9) 0.034
 Female 190 (29.1) 462 (70.9)
Educational level
 Primary school and below 68 (22.8) 230 (77.2) 0.003
 Junior school 87 (28.6) 217 (71.4)
 Senior school and above 47 (39.2) 73 (60.8)
Household income level (Yuan)
  < 10,000 15 (19.2) 63 (80.8) 0.189
 10,000 ~ 30,000 111 (28.9) 273 (71.1)
  > 30,000 76 (29.2) 184 (70.8)
Relation with child
 Parents 128 (36.0) 228 (64.0) 0.000
 Grandparents 70 (19.9) 281 (80.1)
 Other 4 (26.7) 11 (73.3)
Number of child
 1 182 (27.6) 477 (72.4) 0.783
 2 19 (31.7) 41 (68.3)
 3 1 (33.3) 2 (66.7)
Age of child (years)
  < 3 86 (29.8) 203 (70.2) 0.384
  ≥ 3 116 (26.8) 317 (73.2)
Sex of child
 Male 122 (28.2) 310 (71.8) 0.848
 Female 80 (27.6) 210 (72.4)