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Table 1 Knowledge of CAM (Comparison between Chiropractic and Nursing students)

From: Knowledge, attitude, influences and use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among chiropractic and nursing students

CAM –chiropractic students Mean[0-3] (SD) CAM –nursing students Mean[0-3] (SD)
Chiropractic 2.59 (0.57) Meditation / Relaxation 1.91 (0.76)
Massage 2.06 (0.80) Yoga 1.89 (0.80)
Yoga 1.84 (0.78) Nutritional therapy (incl. Herbal medicine, supplements) 1.74 (0.68)
Nutritional therapy (incl. Herbal medicine, supplements) 1.82 (0.69) Massage 1.72 (0.74)
Meditation / Relaxation 1.74 (0.72) Spirituality / Prayer 1.60 (0.93)
Acupuncture 1.54 (0.79) Chiropractic 1.52 (0.82)
Naturopathy 1.20 (0.88) Acupuncture 1.39 (0.74)
Spirituality / Prayer 1.16 (0.92) Naturopathy 1.22 (0.80)
Osteopathy 1.15 (0.77) Hypnosis 1.13 (0.80)
Homeopathy 0.96 (0.81) Therapeutic Touch / Reiki 1.11 (0.89)
Hypnosis 0.89 (0.72) Homeopathy 0.96 (0.81)
Therapeutic Touch / Reiki 0.83 (0.85) Tai Chi / Qi Gong 0.79 (0.80)
Tai Chi / Qi Gong 0.78 (0.73) Osteopathy 0.71 (0.74)
Biofeedback 0.45 (0.69) Ayurveda 0.40 (0.75)
Ayurveda 0.34 (0.68) Biofeedback 0.36 (0.65)