Epidemiology

Case
A third year medical student on a pediatric rotation protests learning any more about herbs and supplements. “I know that adults use a lot of this stuff, but how many kids really take herbs and supplements anyway?”
Question
True or False?

Over 25% of adolescent male athletes and over 30% of children and adolescents with chronic health conditions have used herbs/dietary supplements other than multivitamins.

 

 


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