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Table 2 Modalities of CAM used by study participants

From: The utilisation of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) among ethnic minorities in South Korea

Modalities of CAM N %
Multivitamins 98 12.76%
Ginseng 92 11.98%
Acupuncture 91 11.85%
Traditional Korean herbal medicine 71 9.24%
Hotspring bath 67 8.72%
Massage therapy 61 7.94%
Brown rice 44 5.73%
Moxibustion 41 5.34%
Green vegetable juice 32 4.17%
Herbs 32 4.17%
Prayer/Relaxation 32 4.17%
Gingko for stimulation of peripheral circulation 18 2.34%
Yoga 16 2.08%
Cupping 15 1.95%
Mushrooms 14 1.82%
Sujichim, hand acupuncture 11 1.43%
Qigong 8 1.04%
Others 25 3.26%
Total no. of CAM modalitiesa 768 100.00%
  1. Note. aReflects total number of CAM modalities selected by respondents. Mean number of CAM modalities selected was 4.25 (± SD 2.08).