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COMUSMEDFAIL
Used chiropractor because: Medical treatment not help

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Description

For sample adults ages 18 and over and sample children ages 4-17 who have reported having at least one top alternative medicine (CAM) therapy and reported using this therapy to treat a specific health problem or condition, COMUSMEDFAIL reports if the person used chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation therapy because conventional medical treatments did not help.

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Universe

  • 2002: Sample adults age 18+ who have seen a practitioner for chiropractic care during the past 12 months and have used chiropractic care for a specific health problem or condition.
  • 2007: Sample adults age 18+ who have seen a practitioner for chiropractic or osteopathic manipulation during the past 12 months.
  • 2012: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children ages 4-17 who have reported having at least one top CAM therapy and using this therapy to treat a specific health problem or condition.

Availability

  • 2002, 2007, 2012

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