Table 2

Increase in prevalence of dietary supplement use over time as shown in a series of NHANES surveys
Survey Prevalence of dietary supplement use
NHANES I, 1971-74 23% of adults [10]
NHANES II, 1976-80 35% of adults [9]
NHANES III, 1988-1994 42% of adults [8]
NHANES 1999-2000 52% of adults [2]
NHANES 2003-2006 54% of adults [1]
NHANES 2007-2010 49% of adults [3]

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