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Table 5 Publications included in the study

From: How to locate and appraise qualitative research in complementary and alternative medicine

Illness categorization   CAM treatment   Study country   Study participants*  
General medicine 9 Mixed CAM 27 USA 11 Adults 15
Chronic disease 4 Mind-body (mediation, prayer) 2 UK 4 Females 5
Cancer 14 Body-based therapies (e.g.massage) 1 Australia, New Zealand 6 Males 5
HIV 3    Denmark, Norway 3 Older Females 1
     Canada 5 Adolescents 2
     China 1 Families including children 2
  1. *All education levels including low level education.