Benefit/cost ratio of complementary medicine use by condition in Australia 2014

Benefit/cost ratio of targeted complementary medicine use for select conditions in Australia as of 2014 (in Australian dollars)*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 15, 2016
Benefit/cost ratio of complementary medicine use by condition in Australia 2014 This statistic shows the predicted benefit/cost ratio (dollar gain per 1 dollar spent on complementary medicine) of taking complementary medicine for select conditions. It was estimated that one dollar spent on targeted vitamin D and calcium use for osteoporosis gains 2.50 Australian dollars.
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Benefit/cost ratio of targeted complementary medicine use for select conditions in Australia as of 2014 (in Australian dollars)*

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Benefit/cost ratio in Australian dollars
Magnesium for osteoporosis2.5
Calcium and vitamin D for osteoporosis22.34
Folic acid, B6 and B12 for cardiovascular disease4.57
Omega-3 for cardiovascular disease8.49
Lutein and zeaxanthin for age-related macular degeneration3.02
St John's Wort for major depression8.05
Benefit/cost ratio in Australian dollars
Magnesium for osteoporosis2.5
Calcium and vitamin D for osteoporosis22.34
Folic acid, B6 and B12 for cardiovascular disease4.57
Omega-3 for cardiovascular disease8.49
Lutein and zeaxanthin for age-related macular degeneration3.02
St John's Wort for major depression8.05
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 15, 2016
This statistic shows the predicted benefit/cost ratio (dollar gain per 1 dollar spent on complementary medicine) of taking complementary medicine for select conditions. It was estimated that one dollar spent on targeted vitamin D and calcium use for osteoporosis gains 2.50 Australian dollars.
Show more
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