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Table 4 Prevalence of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use, according to funding, PNS 2013 c

From: Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in Brazil

CAM FundingPrevalence of CAM use a (95%CI) b
AcupunctureHomeopathyMedicinal Plants and Herbal MedicinesOthers
SUS28.0 (17.8–41.1)15.1 (9.1–24.0)48.7 (37.7–59.9)8.1 (4.7–13.7)
Health Insurance59.0 (50.7–66.9)24.0 (17.4–32.2)6.8 (4.6–10.1)10.1 (6.1–16.3)
Private29.1 (24.9–33.8)21.9 (17.9–26.5)39.7 (34.6–45.0)9.3 (6.5–13.1)
Not funded4.9 (3.4–7.0)2.9 (1.7–5.2)90.5 (87.6–92.7)1.7 (1.0–2.9)
  1. a Prevalence considering the complex sample design
  2. b 95% confidence interval considering the complex sample design
  3. c Sample of individuals aged 18 years and older who answered the 2013 National Health Survey individual questionnaire