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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of healthcare students (n = 866)

From: Antimicrobial stewardship: Assessment of knowledge, awareness of antimicrobial resistance and appropriate antibiotic use among healthcare students in a Nigerian University

Variable Number of students Percentage
Age   
\(\le\) 20 405 46.8
21–29 453 52.3
\(\ge\) 30 8 0.9
Gender   
Male 419 48.4
Female 447 51.6
Department and level of Study
Nursing
n = 155
  
Year 1 32 20.6
Year 2 28 18.1
Year 3 39 25.2
Year 4 35 22.6
Year 5 21 13.5
Pharmacy
n = 275
  
Year 1 46 16.7
Year 2 22 8.0
Year 3 44 16.0
Year 4 88 32.0
Year 5 75 27.3
Medicine and surgery
n = 436
  
Year 1 47 10.8
Year 2 79 18.1
Year 3 104 23.9
Year 4 64 14.7
Year 5 88 20.2
Year 6 54 12.4