Table 1

Trust in specific types of CAM therapies

Total sample

CAM non users

CAM users


Percentage

much/very

much trust

N*

Percentage

much/very

much trust

N*

Percentage

much/very

much trust

N*


Manual therapy

54.3%

736

37.9%

354

74.6%

295

Homeopathy

49.1%

751

32.7%

355

66.4%

307

Acupuncture

48.3%

719

38.6%

350

59.4%

286

Naturopathic therapy

22.3%

660

12.2%

320

34.6%

263

Anthroposophy

19.4%

578

9.7%

289

30.4%

214

Paranormal therapy

10.0%

703

4.2%

337

17.1%

281


* People who had 'no opinion' on trust in this type of alternative medicine were not taken into account in the N.

van der Schee and Groenewegen BMC Public Health 2010 10:128   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-128

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