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Table 3 Consultations with a complementary practitioner during the previous twelve months

From: A survey of the use of complementary medicine by a self-selected community group of Australian women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Use of CM N % 95% CI
N = 304
Consultations with CM practitioners 233 76.6 ± 4.76
More than one type of CM practitioner 136 44.7 ± 5.59
Naturopath 118 38.8 ± 5.48
Chiropractor 103 33.9 ± 5.32
Acupuncturist 88 28.9 ± 5.1
Massage therapist 79 25.1 ± 4.87
Osteopath 41 13.5 ± 3.84
Reflexologist, aromatherapist, iridologist 36 11.8 ± 3.63
Homoeopath 34 11.2 ± 3.55
Medical doctor for integrative medicine 27 8.9 ± 3.2
Kinesiologist 20 6.6 ± 2.79
Medical doctor for acupuncture 14 4.6 ± 2.35
  1. • Footnote: 301 women responded to this question, missing data = 3.
  2. • Responses were not limited to single options with 136 providing more than one response for type of CM practitioner.
  3. • CI, confidence interval.