Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults in 2007 who had received prescription medication (HER2PMED) for the condition they used a second herbal supplement for the most (HER2TCONMOST), HER2PMEDTIM indicates whether they received such prescription medication before, at about the same time, or after they began using the second herbal supplement.
To collect this information, interviewers asked, "Did you receive any of these conventional medical treatments for [condition for which second 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 second 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 HER2NPMEDTI.
- 2007: Sample adults age 18+ who received prescription medications for the condition they used the second herbal supplement to treat or cure the most.
- 2007 : SAMPWEIGHT