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Table 4 Disease activity and the use of complementary alternative medicine (CAM) in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and juvenile idiopathic arthritis

  IBD (n = 95)* JIA (n = 50)**
  CAM users Non-users CAM users Non-users
  n = 45 n = 50 n = 19 n = 31
Inactive or mild disease activity 25 28 11 27
Moderate to severe disease activity 22 22 8 4
  1. *data missing: n = 2; **CAM significantly more frequent among patients with active JIA (p < 0.05).