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Table 4 Comparison of CAM effectiveness and harmfulness among final year undergraduate medicine, pharmacy and nursing students using Fisher exact two tailed test

From: Exploring self-use, attitude and interest to study complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among final year undergraduate medical, pharmacy and nursing students in Sierra Leone: a comparative study

  Medicine N = 26 Pharmacy N = 8 Nursing N = 5  
  Effectiveness of CAM P-value
Very Ineffective & ineffective n (%) 1 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0.113
Neutral n (%) 4 (15.4) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Effective& Very Effective n (%) 21 (80.8) 8 (100) 5 (100)
  Harmfulness of CAM P-value
Very Harmful & Harmful 1 (3.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0.853
Neutral 6 (23.1) 1 (12.5) 0 (0.0)
Not harmful & Very not harmful 19 (73.1) 7 (87.5) 5 (100.0)