Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 samples
View Cart
Used/saw practitioner for first of top CAM therapies because: recommended by a medical doctor

Codes and Frequencies

Can't find the category you are looking for? Try the Detailed codes


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, USHCREC1 reports if the person used the first CAM therapy because it was recommended by a medical doctor. USHCREC1 can be paired with CAMTHER1, which reports the corresponding CAM therapy that was recommended by a medical doctor.

For related variables and more information, please see TABDOM1, or use the search function or IPUMS NHIS drop-down menus.


There are no comparability issues.


  • : Sample adults age 18+ and children aged 4-17 who have used the first of the top three CAM therapies and used therapy/saw practitioner of therapy for more than one specific health problem or condition.


  • 2012