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Table 2 Correlation between inappropriate practices and wanting to receive antibiotics for URTI

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards antibiotic use in upper respiratory tract infections among patients seeking primary health care in Singapore

Inappropriate practices and wanting antibiotics phi-coefficient (p-value)
I take leftover antibiotics when I have similar symptoms I normally keep antibiotic stock at home in case of emergency If my family is sick, I usually give my antibiotic to them
I normally keep antibiotic stock at home in case of emergency 0.495 (<0.001) - -
If my family is sick, I usually give my antibiotic to them 0.425 (<0.001) 0.399 (<0.001) -
I want to receive antibiotics 0.172 (<0.001) 0.175 (<0.001) 0.130 (<0.001)