Table 1

Demographics and Baseline Status

Baseline Population (% & N)

Patients Total

100.0% (134)

Female

76.1% (102)

Age (Years, Mean ± SD)

39.8 ± 10.4

≥10 Years School

66.4% (89)


Patients Expected: Homeopathy... (% & N)

- Will Help

67.9% (91)

- Will Maybe Help

30.6% (41)

- Will Not Help

0.7% (1)


Baseline Diagnoses (Mean ± SD)

Total, Number

3.37 ± 0.74

- Severity (NRS)

5.8 ± 1.4

Chronic, Number

3.34 ± 0.76


Any Baseline Diagnosis Pretreated (% & N)

Any Treatment

97.0% (128)

Medication *

87.9% (116)

Surgery

32.6% (43)

Other

65.9% (87)


8 Year Follow-Up (% & N)

Completed Questionnaires

67.9% (91)

Female Responders

79.1% (72)


NRS = Numerical Rating Scale: 10 = maximum, 0 = cured. * Excluding Homeopathy.

Witt et al. BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders 2009 9:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6815-9-7

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