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Table 3 Complementary medicines and therapies reported by study participants

From: Parents’ experiences of information-seeking and decision-making regarding complementary medicine for children with autism spectrum disorder: a qualitative study

ModalityaN = 21%
Diet
 Diary free1047.6
 Gluten free1257.1
 Casein free29.5
 Elimination diet29.5
 Other lactose free, phenol diet314.2
Nutritional supplements
 Multi-vitamins (B, C, D, E)1885.7
 Fish oils1047.6
 Melatonin628.5
 Other unspecified29.5
Minerals (zinc, magnesium, selenium)1257.1
Mind-body practices
 Mindfulness14.7
 Massage523.8
 Bowen Therapy314.2
 Kinesiology419.0
 Chiropractic525.0
 Cranial sacral15.0
 Osteopath29.5
 Aromatherapy15.0
 Music therapy29.5
Exercise
 Yoga15.0
Naturopathy525.0
Homeopathy523.8
Other, HANDLE therapy, sonic learning, crystals, bush flower essences1047.6
  1. aMultiple modalities could be nominated
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