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Table 1 1-year Prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use

From: A cross-sectional survey of complementary and alternative medicine use by children and adolescents attending the University Hospital of Wales

Group Prevalence (%) 95% Confidence Interval (%)
Any CAM Use (overall) 41 37–46
Medicinal CAM 38 34–42
Non-medicinal CAM 12 9–14
Both medicinal and non-medicinal CAM 8 6–10
Excluding vitamins and minerals 25 21–29
CAM >/= 3 times (of total participants) 36 32–41
Patient Group   
Inpatients CAM use 39 30–49
Endocrine CAM Use 39 30–49
General Paediatric CAM Use 37 28–47
Gastroenterology CAM Use 42 33–52
Respiratory CAM Use 49 39–59