Antibiotic-resistant “drug resistant bacteria” “Know” is half October 11 18:41
In the public opinion survey of the Cabinet Office, about half of the total respondents answered that they knew the drug-resistant bacteria, and the Cabinet Office I will try to raise awareness as the danger is not well known.
In order to understand the public awareness of “drug-resistant bacteria,” where antibiotics are less effective, the Cabinet Office conducted a public opinion survey of 3,000 people aged 18 and over nationwide from August to last month. Got an answer.
According to it, when we asked if we knew "drug-resistant bacteria", 49.9% were "knowing" and 48.7% were "unknown".
In addition, when we asked multiple questions about what we know about “drug-resistant bacteria,” the most common answer was “the antibiotics do not work for bacteria that cause infectious diseases,” followed by 75.6%. There is a risk that bacteria may increase in the body "was 53.7%.
On the other hand, “even healthy people may have bacteria” accounted for 28.4%, and “like other bacteria, people can be infected from person to person” only 27.8%.
The person in charge at the Cabinet Office says, “There are many cases where the danger of drug-resistant bacteria is not specifically known, so I would like to continue to focus on enlightenment activities.”