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Table 3 Themes and sub-themes

From: Use of traditional medicine for dental care by different ethnic groups in New Zealand

1. Perspectives of TM
a. Different definition of TM
b. Involvement of spirituality
c. Involvement with the environment
d. Knowledge and usage of TM
2. Current practice and experience with TM
a. TM practices in dental/non dental pathologies in New Zealand
b. Relationship between traditional and western Medicine
3. Barriers to accessing TM in New Zealand
a. Lack of Traditional Healers
b. Lack of Traditional Plants
c. Cost of TM
d. Adaptation and substitution
  1. TM Traditional medicine