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Table 3 Characteristics of participants

From: Informing the model of care for an academic integrative healthcare centre: a qualitative study exploring healthcare consumer perspectives

Characteristicn%
Age
 18–30526
 31–45737
 46–60737
Country of birth
 Australia/New Zealand1684
 India316
Ethnicity
 European/Anglo Saxon/Caucasian1263
 Asian526
 Oceanic first peoples211
Language spoken at home
 English1895
 Other15
Gender
 Female1684
 Male211
 Other (“born female but always wanted to be male”)15
Education
 High school - Year 1215
 TAFE or vocational college316
 Bachelor degree or higher1368
 Missing211
Employment status
 Employee737
 Self-employed421
 Home duties/caring for children or family15
 In education (e.g. going to school, university)316
 Doing voluntary work15
 Unable to work because of illness15
 Missing211
T&CM use (n = 16)
 Vitamin and mineral supplements1275
 Nutritional supplements (e.g. fish oil, antioxidants)1169
 Massage1169
 Acupuncture/acupressure956
 Yoga850
 Meditation744
 Relaxation techniques744
 Chiropractic531
 Chinese herbal medicine425
 Prayer425
 Tai chi319
 Naturopathy319
 Spiritual healing319
 Osteopathy213
 Homoeopathy213
 Reflexology213
 Qigong16
 Bowen therapy16
 Other16