Prevalence of use of complementary/alternative medicine: a systematic review.

@article{Ernst2000PrevalenceOU,
  title={Prevalence of use of complementary/alternative medicine: a systematic review.},
  author={E. Ernst},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={2000},
  volume={78 2},
  pages={
          252-7
        }
}
  • E. Ernst
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Reported are the results of a systematic review of the prevalence of use of complementary/alternative medicine. Computerized literature searches were carried out in four databases. Twelve surveys thus found were selected because they dealt with the utilization of complementary/alternative medicine in random or representative samples of the general population. Data were extracted in a predefined, standardized way. Prevalence of use of complementary/alternative medicine ranged from 9% to 65… Expand
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