Complementary and alternative medicine use among American women: findings from The National Health Interview Survey, 2002.

@article{Upchurch2007ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine use among American women: findings from The National Health Interview Survey, 2002.},
  author={Dawn M. Upchurch and Laura Chyu and Gail A Greendale and Jessica M Utts and Yali A Bair and Guili Zhang and Ellen B. Gold},
  journal={Journal of women's health},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={102-13}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence of use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among Americans is high, especially among women, but a national profile of women CAM users has yet to be characterized. This study identified sociodemographic, health, and lifestyle factors associated with use of various types of CAM among women in the United States and examined health conditions and reasons for use. METHODS Data from the 2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a nationally representative… CONTINUE READING
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