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Table 2 Types of complementary and alternative medicine used among children

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use among pediatrics in Palestine: a cross-sectional study

Types of complementary and alternative medicine used Frequency (%)
N = 420
Herbal therapy 400 (95.2)
Quran reading 381 (90.7)
Oil rub 364 (86.7)
Prayer 351 (83.6)
Hot/Cold applications 347(82.6)
Vitamin and minerals 232 (55.2)
Massage 195 (46.4)
Zamzam water 177 (42.1)
Honey 145 (34.5)
Animal sources 132 (31.4)
Music 129 (30.7)
Aromatherapy 84 (20)
Popular Recipes 65 (15.5)
Blood letting 7 (1.7)
Cupping 6 (1.4)
Acupuncture 5 (1.2)
Cauterization 2 (0.5)