Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults in 2007 who had received over-the-counter medication (HER1NPMED) for the condition they used a first herbal supplement for the most (HER1TCONMOST), HER1NPMEDTI indicates whether they received such non-prescription medication before, at about the same time, or after they began using the first herbal supplement.
To collect this information, interviewers asked, "Did you receive any of these conventional medical treatments for [condition for which first herbal supplement was used the most]?" and entered all treatments reported by the respondent. For each treatment reported, interviewers asked whether such treatment was received before, at about the same time, or after beginning to take the first herbal supplement.
For more information about the full range of variables related to natural herbs, including a definition of the term "natural herbs," see HERYR and HERMO. For more information on the about the use of other conventional medical treatments (or no conventional treatment) for the condition for which the first herbal supplement was used the most please see HER1PMEDTIM.
- 2007: Sample adults age 18+ who have received over-the-counter medications for the condition they used the first herbal supplement to treat or cure the most.
- 2007 : SAMPWEIGHT