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Table 1 Referral rates of rural GPs to naturopaths in the past 12 months (n = 585)

From: The interface with naturopathy in rural primary health care: a survey of referral practices of general practitioners in rural and regional New South Wales, Australia

Referral rates Frequency (Percent)
At least weekly 24 (4.1%)
At least monthly 35 (6.0%)
A few times per year 92 (15.7%)
I have not referred but would consider 114 (19.5%)
I would never refer 286 (48.8%)
I do not know of any practitioners 31 (5.3%)
No response 3 (0.5%)