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Table 1 Participants by recruitment site and timeframe relative to beginning treatment

From: New perspectives on patient expectations of treatment outcomes: results from qualitative interviews with patients seeking complementary and alternative medicine treatments for chronic low back pain

  Yoga Chiropractic Massage Acupuncture Total
  Seattle Tucson Seattle Tucson Seattle Tucson Seattle Tucson Seattle Tucson
1st interview prior to treatment (3 interviews) 9 1 3 0 5 1 3 2 20 4
1st interview within 1 week after 1st treatment (3 interviews) 2 0 1 3 2 0 3 1 8 4
1st interview several weeks after start of treatment, (2 interviews) 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 8 0
Interviewed after an extended period using the treatment (1 interview) 0 5 4 3 1 2 0 5 5 15
Total 12 6 9 6 10 3 10 8 41 23