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Table 4 Respondents beliefs towards CAM

From: Attitudes toward integrative paediatrics: a national survey among youth health care physicians in the Netherlands

Respondents' beliefs regarding (totally) agree not agree/ not disagree/ no opinion (totally) disagree
  Percentage N = 276
   • My organisation shouldn't offer CAM to clients 58 % 15 % 26 %
   • CAM can harm your (organisation) reputation 62 % 15 % 23 %
   • CAM use interferes negatively with standard medical care 15 % 35 % 50 %
   • CAM use enhances recovery and symptom relief 28 % 43 % 29 %
   • CAM use risks additional side effects 11 % 46 % 44 %
   • CAM use decreases the overall health care costs 23 % 31 % 46 %
   • The physician should inform the client about CAM when the client ask for it 77 % 11 % 13 %
  1. *Percentile may add to less or more than 100% due to rounding.