Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children: United States, 2007

nccam  According to a national survey, in the United States in 2007, 38% of adults and 12% of children used complementary and alternative medicine. The survey is posted on the Web site of NCCAM (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine):  http://nccam.nih.gov/news/camstats/2007/   PDF version

This report presents selected estimates of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among U.S. adults and children, using data from the 2007 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).

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