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Table 7 Concordance (Theme 7)

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 more satisfied with my partnership with my CAM practitioner than with my partnership with my pharmacist. 76 10 14 79
I feel more satisfied with my partnership with my CAM practitioner than with my partnership with my medical doctor. 59 22 19 82
I feel more satisfied with my partnership with my medical doctor than with my partnership with my pharmacist. 44 32 24 80
I feel more comfortable discussing my concerns about side effects with my CAM practitioner than with my doctor. 52 22 26 81
I feel more comfortable telling my medical doctor that I am not happy with taking a medicine they prescribed than I do telling the same to my CAM practitioner. 10 16 74 81
I feel comfortable discussing with my pharmacist all of the issues I might have with my medicines. 57 22 21 81
I feel comfortable discussing with my medical doctor all of the issues I might have with my medicines. 72 10 18 83
I feel comfortable discussing with my CAM practitioner all of the issues I might have with my medicines. 81 16 3 80