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10 Most Common Complementary Health Approaches Among Children-2012

Percentage of children in 2012 who used the 10 most common complementary health approaches. See following caption for full text description.

Percentage of children in 2012 who used the 10 most common complementary health approaches: natural products (4.9%); chiropractic and osteopathic manipulation (3.3%); yoga, tai chi, or qi gong (3.2%); deep breathing (2.7%); homeopathy (1.8%); meditation (1.6%); special diets (0.7%); massage (0.7%); guided imagery (0.4%); and movement therapies (0.4%).

Source: Black LI, Clarke TC, Barnes PM, Stussman BJ, Nahin RL. Use of complementary health approaches among children aged 4–17 years in the United States: National Health Interview Survey, 2007–2012. National health statistics reports; no 78. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2015.