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Table 1 Proportions of people in the NSA sample (1,432 respondents) with chronic conditions who attend complementary medicine practitioners

From: Consultations with complementary and alternative medicine practitioners by older Australians: results from a national survey

  Number of respondents Percent of people with condition attending a complementary practitioner
   Percent 95% confidence interval
Cancer 401 6.6 4.3 8.9
Recent cancer 148 8.4 3.7 13.1
Heart condition 245 8.8 5.9 11.6
High blood pressure 624 5.3 3.5 7.1
Diabetes 184 5.1 1.5 8.7
Renal condition 43 12.1 2.6 21.6
Asthma 266 6.1 2.7 9.5
COPD 60 5.9 0.4 11.4
Arthritis 520 9.2 6.7 11.8
Osteoporosis 175 15.9 10.8 20.9
Chronic pain 276 13.3 9.5 16.5
Anxiety/depression 208 12.0 6.2 17.7
Overall   8.8 7.3 10.4