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Table 3 General beliefs with regards to CAM and CAM use among study participants. (n = 832)*

From: The role of pharmacists in complementary and alternative medicine in Lebanon: users’ perspectives

  Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree
Do you belief that CAM products are effective 352(42.3) 352(42.3) 92(11.1) 19(2.3) 17(2.0)
Do you belief that CAM products have less side effect than conventional medicines 307(36.9) 327(39.4) 125(15.0) 46(5.5) 26(3.1)
Do you think that CAM products available in the Lebanese market are of good quality 160(19.3) 283(34.1) 235(28.3) 110(13.3) 42(5.1)
Do you think that CAM should be used only for minor diseases 203 (24.4) 253(30.4) 208(25.0) 114(13.7) 53(6.4)
Do you think that CAM can replace medications for chronic and serious diseases 109(13.1) 125(15.0) 186(22.4) 206(24.8) 205(24.7)
  1. *Values in this table represent n (%)