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Table 2 Perceptions of causes of antibiotic resistance

From: Emergency surgeons’ perceptions and attitudes towards antibiotic prescribing and resistance: a worldwide cross-sectional survey

Questions Very likely Likely Unlikely Very unlikely
Do you think that your antibiotic prescriptions contribute to the problem of antibiotic resistance? 103 (16.8) 307 (50.2) 185 (30.2) 17 (2.8)
Do you think that your colleagues’ prescriptions contribute to the problem of antibiotic resistance? 155 (25.3) 381 (62.3) 72 (11.8) 4 (0.7)
Do you expect that antibiotic resistance will be a greater clinical problem for your patients in the future? 395 (64.5) 205 (33.5) 10 (1.6) 2 (0.3)
Do you expect that new antibiotics will be developed in the next 10 years will keep up with the problem of resistance? 88 (14.4) 230 (37.6) 262 (42.8) 32 (5.2)