FEATURESPatterns of Usage of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Adults Visiting Health Care Centers in Mysuru, India A Questionnaire-Based SurveyKrupa, N. C. MDS; Thippeswamy, H. M. MDS; Chandrashekar, B. R. PhD, MDSAuthor Information Department of Public Health Dentistry, JSS Dental College & Hospital (Constituent College), JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysuru, Karnataka, India. Correspondence: N. C. Krupa, MDS, Department of Public Health Dentistry, JSS Dental College & Hospital (Constituent College), JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagar, Mysuru 570015, Karnataka, India ([email protected]). The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Holistic Nursing Practice: July/August 2021 - Volume 35 - Issue 4 - p 199-205 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000455 Buy Metrics Abstract The study intended to assess extent of complementary and alternative medicine use among patients visiting health care facilities in Mysuru, India, and factors influencing its choice. Prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine use was 33% and was not influenced by sociodemographic factors and individual health perceptions and habits. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.