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Table 2 Percent dietary supplement users, HCP Impact Study compared to NHANES 1999–2000 and the CRN Consumer Confidence Survey 2007

From: Physicians and nurses use and recommend dietary supplements: report of a survey

  HCP Impact
Study, Physicians
(n = 900)
HCP Impact
Study, Nurses
(n = 277)
NHANES,
1999–2000, Adults
(n = 4,862)
CRN Consumer
Confidence Survey, 2007
(n = 2,153)
Percent using dietary
supplements, overall
(regular, occasional, seasonal)
72% 89% -- 68%
Percent regular users 51% 59% 52% overall; 56% among
ages 40 to 60; 62% among
those with 12+ years education
52%