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Table 2 Number of participants using either CAM and OTC medicines

From: Self-medication with over-the-counter drugs and complementary medications in South Australia's elderly population

  1992-1993 1994-1995 2000-2001 2003-2004
  Wave 1 N = 2087 Wave 3 N = 1679 Wave 6 N = 791 Wave 7 N = 487
Variable N % N % N % N %
CAM or OTC 1 404 19.4 460 27.4 140 17.7 173 35.5
OTC only 268 12.8 278 16.6 79 10.0 83 17.0
CAM only 180 8.6 241 14.4 71 9.0 118 24.2
  1. 1 Users of either one CAM or OTC medicine.