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Table 3 Consultations and Continuance

From: Homeopathic treatment of patients with chronic sinusitis: A prospective observational study with 8 years follow-up

Consultations During Study (Mean ± SD)
1st Consultation (min) 126 ± 39
Case Analysis (min) 46 ± 47
Follow-up Number, All 9.1 ± 10.2
- Telephone 4.6 ± 7.7
- Practice 3.6 ± 4.3
Follow-up Duration (min), All 22.8 ± 14.5
- Telephone 7.0 ± 4.7
- Practice 34.6 ± 15.6
Follow-up Cumulated (min), All 231.4 ± 161.2
- Telephone 55.1 ± 59.9
- Practice 180.7 ± 119.9
Last Consultation (Month) 17.3 ± 10.1
Homeopathy At Study End (% & N)
Treatment Ongoing 37.3% (50)
Changed Homeopath 1.5% (2)
Currently Not Treated 20.1% (27)
Ended because of...  
- Cure or Amelioration 6.0% (8)
- Reason Outcome-Unrelated 4.5% (6)
- No Effect or Aggravation 11.9% (16)
- Not Stated Reason 0.7% (1)
No Answer to Treatment Status 17.9% (24)
Homeopathy At 8 Year Follow-Up (% & N)
Under Treatment 18.7% (25)
Changed Homeopath 13.4% (18)
Ended because of...  
- Cure or Amelioration 10.4% (14)
- Reason Outcome-Unrelated 6.0% (8)
- No Effect or Aggravation 16.4% (22)
- Not Stated Reason 2.2% (3)
No Answer to Treatment Status 32.8% (44) *
  1. * Including not returned questionnaires.