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Table 4 Topics of interest about which physicians would like to obtain more information (n = 49) shown as the number and percentage of requests

From: Physicians advice, parental practice and adherence to doctor’s advice: an original survey on infant feeding

Topics Number of requests (%) for the information Number of requests (%) first cited
Scientific societies’ guidelines 27 (50.0) 12 (24.5)
Diet of infants with FGID 27 (50.0) 2 (4.1)
Nutrient requirement 26 (46.3) 12 (24.5)
Prevention of allergy 21 (38.9) 8 (16.3)
Protein requirement 18 (33.3) 4 (8.2)
Food introduction/age 18 (33.3) 2 (4.1)
Textures/age 16 (29.6) 1 (2.0)
Gluten introduction 14 (25.9) 1 (2.0)
Treatment of food allergy 14 (25.9) 2 (4.1)
Quantities of milk/age 9 (16.7) 4 (8.2)
Weaning 7 (13.0) 1 (2.0)
  1. FGID functional gastrointestinal disorders