This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S. adults. This report is based on 31, 044 interviews of adults age 18 years and over. Statistics shown in this report were age adjusted to the year 2000 U.S. standard population. Results showed that 62% of adults used some form of CAM therapy during the past 12 months when the definition of CAM therapy included prayer specifically for health reasons. When such prayer was excluded from the definition, 36% of adults used some form of CAM therapy during the past 12 months. The most commonly used CAM therapies were prayer, deep breathing exercises, meditation, chiropractic care, yoga, massage, and diet-based therapies. Illustrations.... lived in the household), pensions, government payments, child support/ alimony, dividends, help from relativesais included. ... Health insurance coverageaNHIS respondents were asked about their health insurance coverage at the time of the interview. ... RaceaThe 1997 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Federal guidelines (36) for reporting race require ... Midwest Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults|
|Author||:||Patricia M. Barnes|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-01|