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Table 2 Changes in the use among the most frequently used HDS

From: Changes in use of herbs and dietary supplements (HDS) among clinicians enrolled in an online curriculum

Herb or Dietary Supplement Baseline After Course P value*
  N % N %  
Multivitamins 367 64.5 362 63.6 0.743
Calcium 237 41.7 242 42.5 0.742
B vitamins 193 33.9 174 30.6 0.081
Vitamin C 191 33.6 152 26.7 0.001
Green tea 154 27.1 143 25.1 0.359
Fish Oil 151 26.5 171 30.1 0.035
Vitamin E 143 25.1 111 19.5 0.002
Vitamin D 100 17.6 103 18.1 0.838
Flax seed 99 17.4 100 17.6 0.999
Folate 89 15.6 86 15.1 0.828
Magnesium 85 14.9 77 13.5 0.374
Glucosamine 78 13.7 77 13.5 0.999
Zinc 76 13.4 57 10 0.023
Vitamin A 74 13 59 10.4 0.105
Coenzyme Q 68 12 69 12.1 0.999
Probiotics 63 11.1 56 9.8 0.371
Chamomile 59 10.4 49 8.6 0.193
Iron 58 10.2 36 6.3 0.005
Cinnamon 49 8.6 44 7.7 0.568
Niacin 45 7.9 47 8.3 0.878
Aloe vera 42 7.4 29 5.1 0.098
Echinacea 41 7.2 27 4.7 0.034
Peppermint 39 6.9 37 6.5 0.875
Vitamin K 38 6.7 28 4.9 0.164
Chondroitin 37 6.5 32 5.6 0.424
Alpha lipoic acid 36 6.3 35 6.2 0.999
Selenium 34 6 40 7 0.392
Teatree oil 34 6 41 7.2 0.349
Garlic 33 5.8 28 4.9 0.442
MSM 30 5.3 29 5.1 0.999
Lavender 29 5.1 28 4.9 0.999
  1. * McNemar test
  2. NOTE: Bold items were pre-specified as being seasonal HDS products.