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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Perspectives of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioners in the support and treatment of infertility

CHARACTERISTIC NUMBER
Males 3
Females 7
AGE (years)  
<30 1
30-39 6
50-60 3
PROFESSIONAL TITLE  
Naturopathic Doctor 5
Acupuncturist 2
Doctor of Oriental Medicine 1
Hypnotherapist 1
Medical Doctor 1
DOMAIN SPECIALITIES  
Naturopathy 6
Homeopathy 1
Acupuncture 9
TCM/Oriental Medicine 6
Medicine 2
Hypnotherapy 2
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
0-5 years 4
6-10 years 2
11+ years 4
LICENSING  
BDDT-N 4
CPSO 1
American NCCAOM 2
CAATCM 1
Unspecified 2
% OF PRACTICE DEDICATED TO INFERTILITY
≤5% 3
15-25% 4
40-60% 3
  1. Abbreviations: TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine, BDDTN Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy- Naturopathy, CPSO College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, NCCAOM National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (US), CAATCM Canadian Association of Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine.