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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Weidenhammer, Wolfgang; Lacruz, Maria Elena; Emeny, Rebecca Thwing; Linde, Klaus; Peters, Annette; Thorand, Barbara; Mielck, Andreas; Ladwig, Karl-Heinz 
Title:
Prevalence of use and level of awareness of CAM in older people - results from the KORA-Age study. 
Abstract:
Despite the growing proportion of older adults in Europe there is only limited knowledge of CAM use among the elderly. This analysis aims to provide estimates for the prevalence of CAM use in persons with an age of >=65, and to investigate correlations of CAM use with demographic characteristics.Based on participants of the MONICA/KORA studies S1-S4 who were born before 1944, a random sample of 1,079 was selected for comprehensive medical examinations. Questions were presented in structured face...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Forsch Komplementmed 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
294-301 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1661-4119 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik (Gastroenterologie); Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie; Lehrstuhl für Allgemeinmedizin (Prof. Schneider) (keine SAP-Zuordnung!)