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Table 1 Usage of traditional Korean medicine (n = 915)

From: Usage patterns and adverse experiences in traditional Korean medicine: results of a survey in South Korea

Demographic characteristics No. of respondents Types of traditional Korean medicine
Acupuncture Herbal medicine Physical therapy Moxibustion Cupping Chiropractic Others
All respondents 915 733(80.1) 267(29.2) 200(21.9) 179(19.6) 113(12.4) 30(3.3) 10(1.1)
Gender         
  Male 425 341(80.2) 104(24.5) 92(21.6) 82(19.2) 59(13.8) 17(3.9) 3(0.7)
  Female 490 392(80.1) 163(33.2) 108(22.2) 97(19.9) 54(11.1) 13(2.7) 7(1.4)
Age         
  20-29 194 152(78.1) 60(30.9) 46(23.6) 41(20.6) 14(7.0) 4(2.2) 1(0.4)
  30-39 244 188(77.2) 78(31.8) 56(22.9) 37(15.2) 40(16.6) 7(2.8) 3(1.2)
  40-49 229 182(79.6) 53(23.3) 40(17.7) 48(21.1) 36(15.7) 9(4.0) 5(2.0)
  50-59 158 130(82.3) 35(22.4) 34(22.2) 39(24.9) 10(6.5) 8(4.9) 1(1.0)
  60-69 90 81(90.0) 41(45.3) 24(26.2) 14(16.0) 13(14.2) 2(2.3) -
N. of utilizations         
  ≤5 675 525(77.9) 197(29.2) 151(22.5) 123(18.3) 77(11.4) 21(3.2) 7(1.0)
  6-10 120 104(86.4) 35(29.4) 29(24.4) 27(22.2) 17(14.3) 3(2.1) -
  ≥11 120 104(86.4) 35(29.0) 20(16.6) 29(24.1) 19(15.8) 6(4.6) 3(2.9)
  1. All data are in n (%).