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Table 1 Prevalence of visits to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners during the last 12 months in 1997 and 2008 for males and females

From: Changes among male and female visitors to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a large adult Norwegian population from 1997 to 2008 (The HUNT studies)

Visited CAM practitioner in Total Male Female
1997 (N = 41 734)
9.4% (9.1-9.6)
(N = 19 490)
6.1% (5.8-6.4)
(N = 22 244)
12.2% (11.8-12.7)
2008 (N = 50 713)
12.6% (12.3-12.9)
(N = 22 998)
8.3% (7.9-8.6)
(N = 27 715)
16.2% (15.7-16.6)