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Table 1 Gender differences in CAM use last 12 months according to NAFKAMS cumulative model for reporting CAM use

From: Gender differences in prevalence and associations for use of CAM in a large population study

  Total (n = 11104) % Women (n = 5877) % Men (n = 5227) % p-value*
CAM 1 (seen a CAM provider more than 3 times) (n = 535) 4.8% (n = 353) 6% (n = 182) 3.5% <0.000
CAM 2 (seen a CAM provider at least once) (n = 1423) 13.1% (n = 995) 17.4% (n = 428) 8.3% <0.000
CAM 3 (seen a CAM provider, used OTC products or CAM techniques) (n = 3730) 33.3% (n = 2471) 42.0% (n = 1259) 24.1% <0.000
  1. *Pearson Chi-Square test.
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