Table 3

Subjective rating of the efficacy of CAM treatment

Satisfied with CAM treatment

No change

Unsatisfied with CAM treatment

n (%)

n (%)

n (%)


Classical naturopathy (n = 82)

28 (34%)

17 (21%)

30 (37%)

Boswellia serrata extract (n = 78)

34 (44%)

9 (12%)

21 (27%)

Probiotics (n = 44)

25 (57%)

6 (14%)

7 (16%)

Acup./TCM (n = 70)

34 (49%)

15 (21%)

14 (20%)

Homeopathy (n = 119)

47 (39%)

28 (24%)

42 (35%)


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

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