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Used first CAM therapy for: high cholesterol

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For sample adults aged 18 and over and sample children aged 4-17 who reported using at least one top complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) therapy, TCHOL1 reports if the person used the first of her/his top three therapies for treatment of high cholesterol. TCHOL1 can be paired with CAMTHER1, which reports the corresponding CAM therapy that was for treatment of high cholesterol.

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There are no comparability issues.


  • 2012: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children ages 4-17 who have used the first of the top three CAM therapies.


  • 2012