Table 2

Number of patients receiving non-homeopathic treatments during the last 5 years of follow-up, grouped whether or not they still were under homeopathic treatment

Adults

Children


total

still under treatment

treatment stopped

total

still under treatment

treatment stopped


Conventional medicines

881* (46.3%)

255 (37.6%)

625 (52.5%)

154 (18.8%)

40 (18.3%)

114 (19.0%)

Acupuncture

402 (21.1%)

155 (22.9%)

247 (20.8%)

38 (4.6%)

8 (3.7%)

30 (5.0%)

Yoga

181 (9.5%)

79 (11.7%)

102 (8.6%)

10 (1.2%)

6 (2.7%)

4 (0.7%)

Relaxation therapies#

176 (9.2%)

56 (8.3%)

120 (10.1%)

13 (1.6%)

2 (0.9%)

11 (1.8%)

Energetic therapies#

188 (9.9%)

68 (10.0%)

120 (10.1%)

56 (6.8%)

20 (9.1%)

36 (6.0%)

Exercise therapies#

249 (13.1%)

109 (16.1%)

140 (11.8%)

11 (1.3%)

6 (2.7%)

5 (0.8%)

Manual therapies#

108 (5.7%)

53 (7.8%)

55 (4.6%)

16 (2.0%)

9 (4.1%)

7 (1.2%)

Non-conventional medicines#

60* (3.2%)

15 (2.2%)

44 (3.7%)

6 (0.7%)

2 (0.9%)

4 (0.7%)


* Due to missing values frequencies in subgroups do not add to total frequencies

# For definitions see methods section

Witt et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:413   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-413

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