Notes: Complementary health approaches are based on the six most commonly used complementary health approaches among U.S. adults in 2012.
Metropolitan status of residence is based on the household residence location. Metropolitan is located within a metropolitan statistical area, defined as a county or group of contiguous counties that contains at least one urbanized area of ≥50,000 population. Surrounding counties with strong economic ties to the urbanized area also are included. Nonmetropolitan areas do not include a large urbanized area and are generally thought of as more rural.
Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian noninstitutionalized U.S. population.
¶ 95% confidence interval.
Data Sources: National Health Interview Survey, 2012.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Percentage of Adults Who Used Selected Complementary Health Approaches in the Preceding 12 Months, by Metropolitan Status of Residence — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2012