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Table 6 Most common commercially packaged products used by naturopathic practitionersin Connecticut (1998) and Washington (1999)

From: Practice patterns of naturopathic physicians: results from a random survey of licensed practitioners in two US States

  Connecticut (n = 631 visits) Washington (n = 1186 visits)
Number of Products Used per visit   
   Range 0 to 28 0 to 26
   Median 3.0 2.0
   Mean 4.1 2.7
Most Common Commercially Packaged Productsa (weighted percent of visits)   
   Multivitamins 26.7 9.1
   Digestive treatments 22.3 13.2
   Magnesium 16.3 9.1
   Combination vitamin and mineral 16.2 10.0
   Calcium 15.8 9.3
   Vitamin C 15.1 10.2
   Minerals, NOSb 9.4 7.7
   Zinc 9.0 <5
   Multiminerals 8.4 7.8
   Vitamins, NOSb 8.4 10.5
   Vitamin E 7.9 5.2
   Bioflavonoids 7.1 5.9
   Vitamin B6 5.9 <5
   Coenzyme Q10 5.8 <5
   Selenium 5.2 <5
   Protomorphogen <5 9.0
   Vitamin B12 <5 7.4
  1. a Excluding diets and foods; reporting only those with a weighted per cent >5%
  2. b NOS = Not Otherwise Specified