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Table 4 Factors correlation with antibiotic resistance

From: Antibiotic resistance among the Lahu hill tribe people, northern Thailand: a cross-sectional study

Factors Resistance No resistance χ2 p-value
n % n %
Total 30 12.5 210 87.5 N/A N/A
Age (years)
  < 60 20 66.7 172 81.9 3.81 0.051
  ≥ 60 10 33.3 38 18.1   
Education
 No 18 60.0 92 43.8 2.77 0.096
 Yes 12 40.0 118 56.2   
Receiving antibiotic information
 No 8 26.7 54 25.7 0.01 0.911
 Yes 22 73.3 156 74.3   
Knowledge on infectious diseases
 Poor 6 20.0 35 16.7 0.20 0.650
 Good 24 80.0 175 83.3   
Knowledge regarding antibiotic use
 Poor 25 83.3 134 63.8 4.47 0.034*
 Good 5 16.7 76 36.2   
Attitudes regarding antibiotic use
 Poor 19 63.3 104 49.5 2.00 0.157
 Good 11 36.7 106 50.5   
Behaviors on antibiotic use
 Poor 24 80.0 131 62.4 3.56 0.059
 Good 6 20.0 79 37.6   
Frequency of antibiotic use 12 months prior (time)
 1 22 73.3 131 62.4 1.36 0.243
  ≥ 2 8 26.7 79 37.6   
  1. * Significant level at α = 0.05