FIGURE 2.1. Users' comparison of CAM and conventional health care.

FIGURE 2.1Users' comparison of CAM and conventional health care

NOTE: * Asked of respondents who had seen a medical doctor and used any CAM therapies (including use of self prayer alone) in the past 12 months. Asked of respondents who had seen both CAM therapy providers and medical doctors within the past 12 months.

SOURCE: Eisenberg et al., 2001.

From: 2, Prevalence, Cost, and Patterns of CAM Use

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