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Table 3 Utilisation pattern of CAM

From: The prevalence, patterns of usage and people's attitude towards complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among the Indian community in Chatsworth, South Africa

Type of CAM Users (n)
Herbal/natural medicines and/or vitamins 37
Spiritual healing 33
Commercial weight loss programme 8
Exercise and special diets not prescribed by your doctor 7
Aromatherapy 6
Ayurvedic medicine 6
Massage therapy excluding physiotherapy 6
Acupuncture 3
Homeopathy 2
Reflexology 1