Table 3

Availability of information and trust in CAM

%

Total sample

Mean trust in CAM at present (SD)

%

CAM non users

Mean trust in CAM at present (SD)

%

CAM users

Mean trust in CAM at present (SD)


Media exposure

(N = 892)

(N = 839)

(N = 463)

(N = 423)

(N = 323)

(N = 318)

Positive information media

13.0%

*6.00 (1.71)

10.6%

*5.73 (1.59)

16.7%

6.29 (1.78)

Neutral information media

31.6%

*5.18 (1.62)

31.5%

*4.68 (1.40)

29.1%

5.82 (1.71)

Negative information media

38.1%

*4.61 (1.93)

36.9%

*3.84 (1.62)

41.2%

**5.60 (1.86)

No information media

17.3%

*5.20 (2.03)

21.0%

*4.60 (2.10)

13.0%

6.29 (1.64)

Network knowledge

(N = 893)

(N = 838)

(N = 465)

(N = 424)

(N = 321)

(N = 316)

Positive information network

33.6%

*6.22 (1.58)

16.8%

*5.39 (1.62)

59.5%

*6.56 (1.52)

Neutral information network

12.1%

*4.63 (1.43)

12.5%

*4.45 (1.29)

10.6%

*4.94 (1.46)

Negative information network

10.8%

*3.43 (1.56)

11.2%

*3.24 (1.47)

9.7%

*3.69 (1.58)

No information network

43.6%

*4.63 (1.76)

59.6%

*4.42 (1.78)

20.2%

*5.28 (1.65)

Experience

(N = 798)

(N = 748)

(N = 428)

(428)

(N = 320)

(N = 320)

Positive experience

27.7%

*6.56 (1.39)

-

68.0%

*6.56 (1.39)

Neutral experience

6.4%

*5.12 (1.49)

-

15.7%

*5.12 (1.49)

Negative experience

6.6%

*3.54 (1.48)

-

16.3%

*3.54 (1.48)

No experience

59.3%

*4.46 (1.75)

100%

4.46 (1.75)

-

-

Advice GP

(898)

(N = 842)

(N = 466)

(N = 424)

(N = 323)

(N = 318)

Positive information GP

7.2%

*6.35 (1.47)

2.1%

*5.70 (1.34)

14.9%

*6.63 (1.50)

Neutral information GP

6.5%

5.49 (2.09)

2.4%

*3.80 (2.53)

13.9%

5.93 (1.80)

Negative information GP

2.4%

*5.36 (2.50)

1.3%

*4.00 (2.97)

4.6%

5.80 (2.24)

No information GP

83.9%

*4.90 (1.82)

94.2%

4.45 (1.70)

66.6%

5.67 (1.81)

Trust convent. medicine

(N = 761)

(N = 707)

(N = 385)

(N= 353)

(N = 274)

(N = 269)

Lot of trust (7-10)

68.3%

5.14 (1.88)

71.2%

4.59 (1.73)

62.8%

6.01 (1.77)

Not a lot/not a little trust (5-6)

29.5%

5.01 (1.89)

26.8%

4.29 (1.62)

35.0%

5.73 (1.93)

Little trust (1-4)

2.2%

4.20 (2.04)

2.1%

3.63 (2.07)

2.2%

5.00 (2.35)


* ANOVA post hoc test, p < 0.001

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

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