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Amount paid per visit for movement technique (dollars)


MOVPAID is a 3-digit-numeric variable.

996: Not in Universe
997: Unknown-refused
998: Unknown-not ascertained
999: Unknown-don't know


For sample adults in 2007 who have seen a practitioner for a therapeutic movement technique during the past 12 months (MOVALEXYR, MOVFELDYR, MOVPILATYR, or MOVTRAGYR), MOVPAID reports the respondent's average out-of-pocket cost, in dollars, for each visit to a practitioner for a movement technique.

In addition to including MOVPAID, the 2007 survey includes 19 other variables that provide data on the average out-of-pocket cost per visit to a practitioner or for a class for a particular alternative health modality, as well as data on the cost of alternative health materials purchased by the respondent. See ACUPAID for the full list.

For more information about the 2002 and 2007 Alternative Health Supplements, including the full range of variables covered and definitions of terms, see ACUYR.


MOVPAID is only available for 2007.


  • 2007: Sample adults age 18+ who have seen a practitioner for movement technique during the past 12 months.
  • 2012: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children age 4-17 who don't know the total amount they paid for movement technique in the past 12 months, but know the average par visit.


  • 2007, 2012