Table 5

Patient evaluations of treatment and side effects

CP

HP

#

%

#

%


Resolution of symptoms

Proportion of "complete resolution"

358

27.58

347

20.90

Fulfillment of treatment expectations

Proportion of "complete fulfillment"

409

32.56

599

36.52

Treatment satisfaction*

Proportion of "completely satisfied"

549

43.40

871

52.66

Side effects*

Yes

192

15.38

155

9.26

Mild

57

52

Moderate

121

100

Severe

14

3

Other effects*

positive

208

17.11

650

40.55


*Significant differences between groups using logistic regression with age, gender, education and chronicity as additional cofactors

Marian et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2008 8:52   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-8-52

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