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Research Article

Acupuncture Use among American Adults: What Acupuncture Practitioners Can Learn from National Health Interview Survey 2007?

Table 1

Socio-demographics of the acupuncture users and non-users.

Socio-DemographicsFormer User( )Recent user( )Non-User( )

Age**†† (Mean ±linearized standard error)
Hispanic Origin††
  Non-Hispanic Origin89.689.986.4
  Hispanic Origin10.410.113.6
  US citizen93.092.891.1
  Not US citizen7.07.28.9
Birth Place
  Born in US81.380.483.9
  Not Born in US18.719.616.1
Highest Education**
  <= Grade 126.94.414.8
  High School graduate23.917.531.4
  Some college30.831.128.0
  College and above38.447.025.8
Health Status††
  Very good-excellent51.152.561.3
  North Central/Midwest20.615.524.4
Marital Status
  Currently Married58.256.655.6
  Not married41.843.444.4

Former and recent users: * , ** .
Former, recent and non-users: , †† .

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