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10-year use trends for individual non-vitamin, non-mineral natural products [text version]

Percent of All Adults Reporting Use of the Natural Product on the NHIS
  Milk Thistle EGCG (Green Tea) Ginkgo Ginseng Echinacea Glucosamine/ Chondrotin Melatonin Probiotics/ Prebiotics Fish Oil/ omega 3
2002 NA NA 4 4.6 7.6 2.8 NA NA 2.2
2007 0.4 0.7 1.3 1.5 2.2 3.2 0.6 0.4 4.8
2012 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.9 2.6 1.3 1.6 7.8

NA: Not available.

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2 Citation: Barnes P, Powell-Griner E, McFann K, Nahin R. CDC Advance Data Report #343. Complementary 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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