Table 2.

Areas in Which Respondents Were Interested in Collaborative Teamwork Between Conventional and Complementary and Alternative Medicines

AreaParticipants* (n [%])P
Primary Care Physicians (n = 328)CAM Practitioners (n = 226)
Clinical practice226 (69)174 (77).0430
Scientific research50 (15)95 (42)<.0001
Medical education8 (2)61 (27)<.0001
  • Data analysis was performed by Pearson's χ2 test. CAM, complementary and alternative medicine.

  • * Three hundred twenty-eight of 333 primary care physicians and 226 of 241 CAM practitioners responded this question. Respondents were able to choose several options, thus the sum of percents exceeds 100%.