Italy: share of people who believed vaccines cause autism as of 2017

This statistic depicts the share of people who believed some vaccines cause autism in healthy children in Italy in 2017. The statistic’s data source is a survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, included in the study "Perils of Perception 2017". According to the figure, most of the respondents (48 percent) did not believe vaccines cause autism, while 38 per cent of them did not know. Only 14 per cent of the surveyed individuals did think that there is a real correlation between vaccines and autism.

Share of people who believed some vaccines cause autism in healthy children in Italy as of 2017

Share of respondents
False48%
Don't know38%
True14%
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Source

Release date

December 2017

Region

Italy

Survey time period

September 28 to October 19, 2017

Number of respondents

29,133 respondents

Age group

16-64 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The count refers to the overall number of people surveyed in 38 countries. The source does not provide detailed information about the number of respondents per country.

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