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13-Year Trends for Complementary Approaches where Questions Are Very Similar Across Years

13-year trends for complementary approaches where questions are very similar across years

Percent of Adult Population Reporting Use of the Approach in the NHIS 

YearAcupunctureGuided ImageryProgressive RelaxationMassageYoga

NA: Not available.


1 Citation: Ni H, Simile C, Hardy AM. Utilization of complementary and alternative medicine by United States adults: Results from the 1999 National Health Interview Survey. Med Care 2002; 40(4):353–8.

2 Citation: Barnes P, Powell-Griner E, McFann K, Nahin R. CDC Advance Data Report #343Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults: United States, 2002 (540K PDF*). May 27, 2004.

3 Citation: Barnes PM, Bloom B, Nahin R. CDC National Health Statistics Report #12. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children: United States, 2007 (360K PDF*). December 10, 2008.

4 Citation: Clarke TC, Black LI, Stussman BJ, Barnes PM, Nahin RL. Trends in the use of complementary health approaches among adults: United States, 2002–2012. National health statistics reports; no 79. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2015. (240KB PDF)


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