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Table 5 Japanese family physicians' willingness to provide preconception care in their practice (n = 268)

From: Preconception care by family physicians and general practitioners in Japan

  Currently Provide Willing to Provide Would Not Provide No Response
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Smoking cessation 154 (57.5) 103 (38.4) 5 (1.9) 6 (2.2)
Screening for anemia 103 (38.4) 145 (54.1) 11 (4.1) 9 (3.4)
Restricting alcohol intake 90 (33.6) 143 (53.4) 26 (9.7) 9 (3.4)
Use of basal body temperature monitoring 61 (22.8) 137 (51.1) 59 (22.0) 9 (4.1)
Restricting caffeine intake 42 (15.7) 171 (63.8) 42 (15.7) 13 (3.8)
Blood testing for rubella antibody 41 (15.3) 186 (69.4) 30 (11.2) 11 (4.1)
Increasing calcium intake 37 (13.8) 18 (70.1) 34 (12.7) 9 (3.4)
Exercise during pregnancy 30 (11.2) 165 (61.6) 57 (21.3) 16 (6.0)
Folic acid supplementation 14 (5.2) 170 (54.1) 68 (25.4) 16 (6.0)
Timing of intercourse to maximize chances of conception 14 (5.2) 114 (42.5) 122 (45.5) 18 (6.7)