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Trends in Dietary Supplement Use Among US Adults

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Question What changes have occurred in the use of dietary supplements by US adults between 1999 and 2012?

Findings In this serial cross-sectional study of 37,958 adults using the nationally representative National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, self-reported use of any supplement products remained stable, with 52% reporting use in both 1999-2012 and 2011-2012. Patterns varied by individual supplements; use of multivitamin/multimineral products decreased, with 37% reporting use in 1999-2000 and 31% reporting use in 2011-2012.

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Source: American Medical Association