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Attitudes and knowledge about use of antibiotics and antibiotic resistance: the role of socio-economic factors and origin of birth

Research project
Active research
Project size
500 000 SEK
Project period
2016 - 2019
Project owner
Fredrik Carlsson, Gunnar Jacobsson, Sverker Jagers, Elina Lampi, and Björn Rönnerstrand

Short description

The objectives of this study are therefore i) to compare attitudes and knowledge concerning the use of antibiotics and the problems with antibiotics resistance across individuals with different origins of birth. ii) to investigate whether individuals born outside of Sweden has been more often declined antibiotics than patients born in Sweden. The research is primarly based on surveys to the general population of Sweden.