TABLE 4

Acupuncture AE Rates Reported by Jindal et al25 for Study Arms in Which Participants Received Acupoint Stimulation (Real or Sham)

Type of Acupoint StimulationNo. of AEs Reported/No. of Subjects (% [95% CI])
Needle, without electrical stimulation29/348 (8.3 [5.4–11.2])
Needle, with electrical stimulation0/80 patients (0.0)
Laser0/180 patients (0.0)
Injection0/43 patients (0.0)
Total29/651 (4.5 [2.9–6.0])