Italy: folic acid prescription for pregnancy 2018

This statistic depicts the results of a survey about general practitioners prescribing folic acid to patients in Italy in 2018. According to data, the largest group of respondents (60.5 percent) provided answers which were partly right but were not conform with the most recent guidelines, whereas 20.8 percent of doctors answered correctly. Eventually, 18.7 percent of general physicians gave the wrong answers.

Do you prescribe folic acid to all patients which desire to have a child?

Share of respondents
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Release date

February 2019



Survey time period


Number of respondents

759 respondents

Special properties

General practitioners

Method of interview

Email survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Prescrive acido folico a tutte le pazienti che manifestano desiderio di gravidanza? "

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