Table 2

Attitude questions with the highest (mean score > 5.00) and lowest (mean score < 3.00) mean scores (n = 943)
Items Mean ± S.D
All practitioners of CAM should be medically qualified. 5,37 ± 1,85
I am intereseted in exploring new teratment modalities. 5,28 ± 1,80
Women have more tendency to CAM than men. 5,20 ± 1,9
On avarage, practitioners of CAM make less money than other doctors. 2,93 ± 1,86
I beilieve in alternative approaches in health area 2,92 ± 1,85
Most Practitioners of CAM receive a thorough training. 2,88 ± 1,65
Much of CAM is actually dangerous to the health of the patients. 2,88 ± 1,66
Treating a condition using CAM is safer than using modern methods 2,69 ± 1,71
You need to be “gifted” to carry out CAM 2,25 ± 1,61
One person of my family is currently using CAM treatment 2,17 ± 1,9

Akan et al.

Akan et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:115   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-115

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