Flash Eurobarometer 444 (Antimicrobial Resistance)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • European Commission, Brussels
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer´ Unit (Researcher)
  • IDRA, Tirana, Albania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Mareco Index Bosnia, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Brazil, São Paulo, Brazil (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Canada, Toronto, Canada (Data Collector)
  • TNS China, Guangzhou, China (Data Collector)
  • Kantar India, Bangalore, India (Data Collector)
  • Reach, Jordan (Data Collector)
  • Gorbi, Tbilisi, Georgia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Index Kosova, Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo (Data Collector)
  • TNS Medium Gallup, Belgrade, Serbia (Data Collector)
  • Brima Ltd., Skopje, Macedonia (Data Collector)
  • Reach, Morocco (Data Collector)
  • Kantar Thailand, Thailand (Data Collector)
  • TNS Piar, Istanbul, Turkey (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Morbidity and mortality
    • General health
  • Abstract

    Antimicrobial resistance. Topics: use of oral antibiotics in the last twelve months; source of last course of antibiotics used: medical prescription, medical practitioner, some left from a previous course, without prescription from a pharmacy, without prescription from elsewhere; reasons for taking last course of antibiotics: pneumonia, bronchitis, rhinopharyngitis, flu, cold, sore throat, cough, fever, headache, diarrhea, urinary tract infection, skin or wound infection; knowledge test on antibiotics: kill viruses, effective against cold or flu, unnecessary use makes them become ineffective, frequency of side-effects; knowledge of the time when to stop a course of treatment; information about not taking antibiotics unnecessarily in the last twelve months; source of the information; change of own point of view due to information; planned future use of antibiotics due to information; additional information desired on the following aspects of antibiotics: resistance, use, medical conditions for the use, prescription, links between the health of humans, animals, and the environment; preferred sources for trustworthy information on antibiotics; preferred level of action to tackle the resistance to antibiotics: individual or family, regional or national, global, all levels together; approval of farm animals being treated with antibiotics in case of this being the most appropriate treatment; attitude towards an interdiction to use antibiotics in farm animals to stimulate growth. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community; household composition and household size; region. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2016-09-09 / 2016-10-14
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
    Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-09 / 2016-10-14
  • 2016-09-09 / 2016-09-29
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-09 / 2016-10-14
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-09 / 2016-09-29
  • 2016-09-20 / 2016-09-21
  • 2016-09-09 / 2016-09-21
Geographic Coverage
  • Albania (AL)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Canada (CA)
  • China (CN)
  • India (IN)
  • Jordan (JO)
  • Georgia (GE)
  • Republic of Kosovo
  • Montenegro (ME)
  • Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of (MK)
  • Morocco (MA)
  • Serbia (RS)
  • Thailand (TH)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Ukraine (UA)
Sampled Universe
Population, aged 15 and over, in each of the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, China, India, Jordan, Georgia, Republic of Kosovo, Montenegro, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Morocco, Republic of Serbia, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 15555
    Number of Variables: 118
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6785 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: Antimicrobial Resistance. Conducted by TNS Political & Social at the request of the European Commission, Directorate-General for health and Food Safety. Survey co-ordinated by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication (DG COMM “Strategy, Corporate Communication Actions and Eurobarometer” Unit). Brussels, November 2016. DOI: 10.2875/695470

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 20 | Registration Date: 2016-11-25