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Table 2 Number of patients receiving non-homeopathic treatments during the last 5 years of follow-up, grouped whether or not they still were under homeopathic treatment

From: How healthy are chronically ill patients after eight years of homeopathic treatment? – Results from a long term observational study

  Adults Children
  total still under treatment treatment stopped total still under treatment treatment stopped
Conventional medicines 881* (46.3%) 255 (37.6%) 625 (52.5%) 154 (18.8%) 40 (18.3%) 114 (19.0%)
Acupuncture 402 (21.1%) 155 (22.9%) 247 (20.8%) 38 (4.6%) 8 (3.7%) 30 (5.0%)
Yoga 181 (9.5%) 79 (11.7%) 102 (8.6%) 10 (1.2%) 6 (2.7%) 4 (0.7%)
Relaxation therapies# 176 (9.2%) 56 (8.3%) 120 (10.1%) 13 (1.6%) 2 (0.9%) 11 (1.8%)
Energetic therapies# 188 (9.9%) 68 (10.0%) 120 (10.1%) 56 (6.8%) 20 (9.1%) 36 (6.0%)
Exercise therapies# 249 (13.1%) 109 (16.1%) 140 (11.8%) 11 (1.3%) 6 (2.7%) 5 (0.8%)
Manual therapies# 108 (5.7%) 53 (7.8%) 55 (4.6%) 16 (2.0%) 9 (4.1%) 7 (1.2%)
Non-conventional medicines# 60* (3.2%) 15 (2.2%) 44 (3.7%) 6 (0.7%) 2 (0.9%) 4 (0.7%)
  1. * Due to missing values frequencies in subgroups do not add to total frequencies
  2. # For definitions see methods section