Italy: traditional vs alternative medicine 2018

This statistic depicts the result of a survey on people’s attitudes towards alternative and conventional medicine in Italy in 2018. According to data, more than one third of respondents declared to trust only conventional medicine, whereas 26 percent of them stated to assess pros and cons of both kinds of solutions before deciding to pursue a treatment. In addition, seven percent of interviewees relied more on alternative than on conventional medicine.

Which of the following statements best describes your attitude towards alternative and traditional medicine?

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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

Italy

Survey time period

August 24-27, 2018

Number of respondents

1,003 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Quale delle seguenti frasi descrive meglio il tuo rapporto con la medicina "alternativa" e "tradizionale"?".

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