Italy: drivers in the choice of headache analgesics among students 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the main drivers in the choice of headache analgesics among secondary school students in Italy in 2018, by gender. According to data, 51 percent of male and 61.1 percent of female students stated that they decided the medication by asking their parents. The second most common way to determine which drugs to use was taking the medication the doctor prescribed, preferred by 19.8 percent of male and 16.3 percent of female respondents.

How do you choose which analgesic to take when you experience headaches?

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Sources

Release date

November 2018

Region

Italy

Survey time period

November 2017 to April 2018

Number of respondents

2,654 respondents

Age group

13-19 years

Special properties

Students of secondary schools

Method of interview

Questionnaire

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Come decidi che tipo di medicinale prendere?".

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