HEALTH
Frequent or inappropriate use of antibiotics can cause bacteria to change so antibiotics don't work against them. This is known as antibiotic resistance.
3 questions polled on this topic
6% response rate
154,669 responded out of 2,774,820 polled
Oct 30. 2018
The National Disease Control Centre would like to hear from you, tell us if you know what antibiotic resistance is?
Oct 30. 2018
Do you think it is possible to have an untreatable infection?
Oct 30. 2018
What can you do to prevent antibiotic resistance?

POLL RESULTS

OCT 30. 2018
The National Disease Control Centre would like to hear from you, tell us if you know what antibiotic resistance is?
154,669 responded out of 2,774,820 polled
Female
46%
Yes
 
Yes
37%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
52%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No
16%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
51%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No
21%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
42%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No
19%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
49%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
51%
Yes
 
Yes
33%
No
 
No
16%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
46%
Yes
 
Yes
39%
No
 
No
15%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
49%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No
15%
Not sure
 
Not sure
49%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No
16%
Not sure
 
Not sure
OCT 30. 2018
Do you think it is possible to have an untreatable infection?
133,554 responded out of 154,669 polled
Female
51%
Yes
 
Yes
30%
No
 
No
18%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
52%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
43%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No
15%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
48%
Yes
 
Yes
35%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
51%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
52%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
53%
Yes
 
Yes
29%
No
 
No
18%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
55%
Yes
 
Yes
28%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure
52%
Yes
 
Yes
31%
No
 
No
17%
Not sure
 
Not sure
OCT 30. 2018
What can you do to prevent antibiotic resistance?
65,559 responded out of 133,554 polled
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