Table 2

Previous or present use of CAM

Patients using CAM


Classical naturopathy n (% of

    CAM users
)

82 (38 %)

Boswellia serrata n (% of

    CAM users
)

78 (36 %)

Probiotics n (% of

    CAM users
)

44 (43 %)*

Acupuncture/TCM n (% of

    CAM users
)

70 (33 %)

Homeopathy n (% of

    CAM users
)

119 (55 %)


* calculated for n = 102 CAM users, because this item was missing in the Erlangen questionnaire.

Joos et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 6:19   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-19

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