National Health Interview Survey 2017
According to data from the 2017 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) released in November 2018, the number of American adults and children using yoga and meditation has significantly increased over previous years and the use of chiropractic has increased modestly for adults and held steady for children.
- NHIS 2017 – Adults’ use of yoga, meditation and chiropractors
- NHIS 2017 – Children’s use of yoga, meditation and chiropractors
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Note to researchers: NHIS data are available for secondary analyses. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/ for further information.
Citations of the Data Briefs:
- Black LI, Barnes PM, Clarke TC, Stussman BJ, Nahin RL. Use of yoga, meditation, and chiropractors among U.S. children aged 4–17 years. NCHS Data Brief, no 324. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2018.
- Clarke TC, Barnes PM, Black LI, Stussman BJ, Nahin RL. Use of yoga, meditation, and chiropractors among U.S. adults aged 18 and over. NCHS Data Brief, no 325. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2018.