N/Np And Population
20% had used CAM in the past year, with herbalism, aromatherapy and homeopathy ranking highest. Main reasons for use were perceived effectiveness and positive inclination toward it.
66; Amish women
36% had used CAM; 16% had seen a chiropractor in the past 12 months.
1000; Japanese adults
Nutrition rated highest, at 43.1%; 7% of the population sought chiropractic care, in a country where the profession was unregulated. 80% of those seeking chiropractic care did so for musculoskeletal problems.
Computer-assisted personal interviews
31044; American adults
62% used at least one form of CAM; 7% used a chiropractor, mostly for LBP.
Computer-aided telephone interviews
300; women in New York City
Chiropractors were the most frequently visited CAM practitioners, at 17%.
Review of database source collections
Information presented here may allow researchers to access data on CAM in the public domain.
15% of respondents had used chiropractic in the last 12 months, with 57% doing so for LBP. Chiropractic use was higher in rural settings.
Career satisfaction of DCs was related to satisfaction with compensation, relations with patients, and good relations with other DCs.
800/488 (61%); Victorian GPs
Only 8% claimed to have training in chiropractic, but 33% were interested in obtaining training.
Population distribution analysis from public data
DCs were associated with white populations and higher incomes.
736/360 (49%) (227 DC and 133 MD)
MDs received information in 26.5% of referred cases, while DCs received information in 25% of referred cases; however, MDs felt more uncomfortable with this.