Seven mn Italians tattooed

More women than men

(ANSA) - Rome, September 7 - Seven million Italians, or 13% of the population, have a tattoo somewhere on their body and woman outnumber men, the Higher Health Institute (ISS) said in its first survey of tattoos Monday.
    Some 13.8% of female Italians are tattooed and some 11.7% of males.
    Some 3.3% of the total have had reactions or complications including pain, granulomas, skin thickening, allergic reactions, infections and pus, the ISS said, adding that this figure "is likely lower than the real one".
   

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