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ISRN Public Health
Volume 2013, Article ID 137472, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/137472
Research Article

Prevalence, Purposes, and Perceived Effectiveness of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in a Hypertension Population: A Questionnaire Survey

1Lab of Exercise Epidemiology, Graduate School of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Saitama 3591192, Japan
2Institute of Chronic Diseases Control and Prevention, Beijing Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Beijing 100013, China
3Institute of School Health, Beijing Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Beijing 100013, China
4Lab of Exercise Epidemiology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Waseda University, Saitama 3591192, Japan

Received 4 October 2013; Accepted 28 November 2013

Academic Editors: I. Grotto, W. Kirch, and A. Rosano

Copyright © 2013 Huanhuan Hu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Material: The questionnaire asked about the use of over 20 different CAM therapies within the past 12 months. Questions related to CAM were related to the type of CAM and its use in the past 12 months, whether it was specifically used for hypertension, perceived effectiveness of the CAM, and the source of information about CAM.

  1. Supplementary Material