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10 Most Common Complementary Health Approaches Among Children-2012

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10 Most Common Complementary Health Approaches Among Children - 2012

Natural products (Natural products are dietary supplements other than vitamins and minerals), 4.9%
Chiropractic or 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%
Movement Therapies, 0.4%

Citation: 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.