Table 4

Number of patients whose change in symptom scores indicates improvements or worsening of complaints at the 8-years follow-up, grouped whether or not they still were under homeopathic treatment

Adults

n (%)

Children

n (%)


total

still under treatment

treatment stopped

total

still under treatment

treatment stopped


cured (all complaints vanished)

243 (12.8%)

86 (12.7%)

157 (13.2%)

247 (30.2%)

62 (28.3%)

185 (30.9%)

complaint severity improved ≥ 50%

918 (48.2%)

372 (54.9%)

545 (45.8%)

397 (48.5%)

111 (50.7%)

286 (47.7%)

complaint severity improved ≥ 10%

488 (25.6%)

162 (23.9%)

326 (27.4%)

121 (14.8%)

31 (14.2%)

90 (15.0%)

complaint severity worsened ≥ 10%

90 (4.7%)

21 (3.1%)

69 (5.8%)

32 (3.9%)

8 (3.7%)

24 (4.0%)


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

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