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Table 3 CAM use and days missed from job or business in past 12 months

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use and absenteeism among individuals with chronic disease

   Days missed from job or businessb
  Total 0 days 1 to 2 days 3 to 5 days 6+ days
  n (weighted %) n (weighted %) n (weighted %) n (weighted %) n (weighted %)
CAM usea      
Dietary supplements 7336 (72.3) 3425 (46.7) 1551 (21.5) 1413 (19.8) 947 (12.0)
Vitaminsc 5377 (73.5) 2450 (47.3) 1147 (21.7) 1078 (19.4) 702 (11.6)
Mineralsc 4337 (57.3) 1978 (48.2) 900 (20.6) 856 (18.5) 603 (12.8)
Herbsc 3157 (42.8) 1435 (45.4) 677 (22.5) 626 (19.7) 419 (12.5)
Mind-body practices 1850 (17.3) 722 (41.1) 424 (22.9) 430 (22.1) 274 (13.8)
Yogad 1271 (67.8) 482 (39.6) 320 (25.3) 302 (23.3) 167 (11.9)
Tai-chid 196 (9.3) 69 (34.5) 39 (18.7) 47 (24.0) 41 (22.8)
Qi-gongd 84 (3.5) 33 (50.2) 22 (19.9) 16 (17.0) 13 (12.9)
Meditationd 877 (47.9) 318 (38.5) 195 (22.0) 209 (22.7) 155 (16.7)
Biofeedbackd 17 (0.6) 7 (25.1) 2 (4.0) 14 (61.7) 6 (9.2)
  1. aGroups not exclusive
  2. bModeled as continuous variable
  3. cPercentage of dietary supplement users
  4. dPercentage of mind-body practice users