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Table 2 Harmonious partnerships through understanding individuals' agendas (Theme 2)

From: Consumers' experiences and values in conventional and alternative medicine paradigms: a problem detection study (PDS)

Component Statements Agreement (%) Neutral (%) Disagreement (%) Total (n)
I feel that my choice to use CAM is respected by all health professionals involved in my care. 18 15 67 79
I feel better acknowledged by my CAM practitioner than by my medical doctor. 58 21 21 81
My partnership(s) with my medical doctor(s) empowers me as a consumer more than my partnership(s) with my CAM practitioner(s). 6 27 67 79
My partnership(s) with my pharmacist(s) empowers me as a consumer more than my partnership(s) with my CAM practitioner(s). 8 20 72 80
My partnership(s) with my pharmacist(s) empowers me as a consumer more than my partnership(s) with my medical doctor(s). 20 23 57 81