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Table 5 Responses of consumers to adverse events

From: Behaviors of consumers, physicians and pharmacists in response to adverse events associated with dietary supplement use

  n Percent
Stopped using dietary supplements immediately 1669 53.9
Did nothing 1164 37.6
Went to a hospital 184 5.9
Complained to manufacturers 167 5.4
Reported to public health centers 159 5.1
Complained to the retail store 42 1.4
Reported to the National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan or other consumer affairs centers 16 0.5
Reported to the MHLW or Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan 6 0.2
  1. MHLW Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare