Table 3: Familiarity with and recommendation of CAM and integrative medicine modality.

Modality% familiarity
( )*
% participants familiar with modality and recommended (no. recommended/total no. of familiar)% participants familiar with modality and did not recommend

Mind-body-based modalities
 Hypnosis/GI 52 28 (46/163)72
 Meditation 69 45 (97/214)54
 Yoga74 52 (121/227)48
 Tai Chi61 26 (50/189)74
 Overall79 74 (142/192)41
Biologically based modalities
 Herbal medicine72 32 (70/219)68
 Vitamin and mineral83 80 (202/252)20
 Overall84 84 (211/251)19
Manipulative and body-based modalities
 Chiropractic77 33 (77/233)68
 Massage80 62 (151/247)37
 Acupuncture79 46 (110/241)54
 Overall85 76 (190/250)26
Energy-based modalities
 Qi Gong17 6 (4/77)90
 HT, reiki, TT39 16 (20/126)83
 Overall40 29 (24/84)81
Whole medical systems
 Ayurveda26 12 (12/95)86
 Homeopathy55 8 (14/173)92
 TCM49 11 (18/158)89
 Overall64 31 (30/96)85

% based on actual responses. >98% of questions had responses.