Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003
Consumer Attitudes and Use of Antibiotics
|Independent models||Adjusted ORb,c||95% CId|
|1. Agree that antibiotics prevent serious illness
|2. Agree that antibiotics help me get better more quickly
|3. Expect a prescription for antibiotics||1.96d||1.72||2.23|
aWe constructed three independent models with the three attitude statements as the dependent variables and knowledge of the dangers of antibiotics and selected demographic characteristics as independent variables.
bOR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
cAdjusted for sex, age, education, race, household income, state, place of residence, and insurance.
dValues are significant (p<0.01) after adjusting for multiple comparisons.