Table 1.

Subject and Treatment Description

Characteristics
Age at first treatment: median (range)16 (5, 20) y
Gender79% female
Race
 White96%
 Black 2%
 Other 2%
Payment
 Self-pay85%
 Third party pay15%
Number of Treatments: median (range)8 (0, 60)
 Came but refused treatment (0) 1
 1–5 treatments14
 6–12 treatments19
 >12 treatments13
Duration of course of treatment
 <1 mo19
 1–3 mo12
 4–6 mo 5
 >6 mo11
Type of point stimulation
 Needle98%
 Moxa/heat85%
 Cupping26%
 Magnets26%