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Table 6 Reasons for complementary and alternative medicine use

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

Stated reasons for complementary and alternative medicine use Frequency (%)
N = 420
Making child comfortable 365 (86.9)
Promoting health and preventing disease 184 (43.8)
Supporting medical treatment 137 (32.6)
Reducing the side effects of medical treatment 65 (15.5)
No satisfaction with medical treatment 57 (13.6)