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Table 3 Number of CAM therapies or supplements by multivitamin and other vitamin or mineral supplement use

From: Patient needs and preferences for herb-drug-disease interaction alerts: a structured interview study

Total no. of CAM therapies or supplements Any CAM use Uses vitamin or mineral supplements (other than multivitamins) Uses multivitamins
Yes No Yes No
0 7 (14.0) 0 (0.0) 7 (14.0) 0 (0.0) 7 (14.0)
1 7 (14.0) 2 (4.0) 5 (10.0) 3 (6.0) 4 (8.0)
2–3 12 (24.0) 5 (10.0) 7 (14.0) 6 (12.0) 6 (12.0)
4–5 9 (18.0) 9 (18.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (8.0) 5 (10.0)
≥6 15 (30.0) 15 (30.0) 0 (0.0) 10 (20.0) 5 (10.0)
Total 50 (100) 31 (62.0) 19 (38.0) 23 (46.0) 27 (54.0)