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Table 1 Good knowledge of complementary therapies

From: Attitudes and knowledge about direct and indirect risks among conventional and complementary health care providers in cancer care

  Total (n = 466) Medical Doctor (n = 142) Nurse (n = 69) Provider with dual training (n = 32) Complementary therapist (n = 223)
  n % n % n % n % n %
Acupuncture 233 50.5 27 19 17 25 26 81.3 163 74.4
Homeopathy 73 16.3 18 12.8 1 1.5 2 6.9 52 24.3
Healing 86 18.9 12 8.6 9 13.4 8 26.7 57 26.3
Thai Chi and Chi gong 86 18.8 5 3.5 3 4.4 11 36.7 67 30.7
Aromatherapy 73 15.9 3 2.1 9 13.2 4 13.8 57 25.9
Yoga 136 29.6 27 19 19 28.4 12 40 78 35.3
Mindfullness 163 35.8 41 29.1 22 33.3 13 43.3 87 39.9
Reflexology 101 22 2 1.4 3 4.5 4 12.9 92 41.8
Chinese herbal medicine 36 7.9 2 1.4 1 1.5 6 20.7 27 12.3
Herbal medicine other than Chineese 26 5.8 3 2.2 0 0 1 3.4 22 10.2
Naprapathy 56 12.3 10 7.1 3 4.4 3 10.3 40 18.3
Osteopathy 58 12.7 11 7.9 2 2.9 4 13.3 41 18.7
Massage 219 48.1 34 24.5 19 28.8 19 59.4 147 67.4