Pediatra di libera scelta, Gorizia; Pediatra di libera scelta, Centro Regionale di Formazione FVG
Objectives and methods: A questionnaire was administered to 108 family paediatricians working in Friuli-Venezia Giulia in order to know how many hyperactive children they thought to have among their patients.
Results: 74 paediatricians answered the questionnaire, representing a population of 64.800 children. The total number of children considered as being affected with ADHD is 280, relating this to a population of 64.800.
Conclusions: the prevalence is 0.43%, clearly below the statistics (3-4%).