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Women's Use of Alternative Medicine: A Multiethnic Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00067249
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 15, 2003
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

August 13, 2003
August 15, 2003
February 27, 2007
April 2001
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Women's Use of Alternative Medicine: A Multiethnic Study
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The purpose of this study is to examine socio-cultural factors of women’s use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The effects of socioeconomic status, social networks and acculturation on CAM use will be assessed among white, African-, Mexican-, and Chinese-American women.
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Observational
Allocation: Random Sample
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective
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  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Headaches
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
3200
Same as current
September 2001
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Inclusion criteria:

Experienced one or more of the following health conditions within the last year:

  • pregnancy related symptoms
  • menopausal related symptoms
  • headaches
  • back pain
  • osteoporosis
  • cancer
  • high blood pressure
  • high cholesterol
  • heart disease
  • joint pain/arthritis
  • insomnia
  • uterine fibroids
  • urinary tract infection
  • vaginal tract infection
  • medically diagnosed depression
  • menstrual symptoms
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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NCT00067249
F31AT001401-01( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
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Principal Investigator: Fredi Kronenberg, PhD Rosenthal Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Columbia University
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
February 2007