Funding for this research was provided by:
University of Technology Sydney
Australian Govt Research Training Program
Received: 16 July 2020
Accepted: 12 January 2021
First Online: 18 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study received ethics approval from the University of Technology Sydney, Human Research Ethics Committee prior to commencement [ETH16–0327 updated ETH16–0865]. Consent to participate in this electronic survey was implied by participants participation in survey. Participants were emailed a letter of invitation which provided an electronic link to information sheet, read prior to participation. The research information sheet advised participants that where they gave consent to participate, they were invited to commence survey that followed. Participants could withdraw at any stage and only completed surveys were included in data analysis.
: Not applicable.
: The lead authors have no conflict of interest, although JW and AS have affiliations with the Australian Register of Naturopaths and Herbalists (ARONAH) and the World Naturopathic Federation, which are organizations that support regulation and recognition of naturopaths.