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Table 4 Reasons for using CAM and satisfaction with CAM

From: Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey on Iraqi women

Variable Number Percent
Why use CAM (N = 189)
 Not dangerous for pregnancy 81 42.9
 Effectiveness 54 28.6
 Cultural reasons for using herbs 33 17.5
 Safety of fetus 20 10.6
 Accessibility 1 0.5
Satisfaction (N = 190)
 Satisfied 159 83.7
 Unsatisfied 31 16.3