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Table 2 Visit frequency for TKM clinics during the past 12 months

From: Changes in attitudes toward and patterns in traditional Korean medicine among the general population in South Korea: a comparison between 2008 and 2011

Category Non-user (%) User (%) P-value
   Total No. of TKM visits
    1-4 5-9 ≥10
Gender       0.004
  (Average) (30.7) (69.3) (53.4) (9.3) (6.6)  
  Male 34.7 65.3 51.5 9.4 4.4  
  Female 26.7 73.3 55.3 9.2 8.8  
Age (yrs)       0.054
  20-29 38.6 61.4 49.8 5.8 5.8  
  30-39 28.3 71.7 55.7 11.4 4.6  
  40-49 32.5 67.5 52.4 10.0 5.2  
  50-59 25.7 74.3 57.3 8.3 8.7  
  60-69 26.9 73.1 50.4 11.8 10.9  
Level of education       0.211
  High school graduate 33.2 66.8 51.8 5.9 9.1  
  College 29.8 70.2 54.5 9.7 5.9  
  College graduate 30.9 69.1 50.4 13.0 5.7  
Region of residence       0.305
  Seoul 31.2 68.8 51.9 9.2 7.6  
  Daejeon 31.6 65.4 53.2 8.9 6.3  
  Daegu 28.8 71.2 48.8 16.0 6.4  
  Pusan 30.8 69.2 57.7 7.1 4.4  
  Gwangju 28.8 71.2 61.6 4.1 5.5  
TKM reliability       <0.001
  Trust 25.2 74.8 54.8 11.6 8.4  
  Neutral 39.9 60.1 52.6 4.8 2.7  
  Distrust 53.5 46.5 37.2 4.7 4.7  
Western medicine reliability       0.038
  Trust 28.1 71.9 54.8 9.9 7.2  
  Neutral 37.0 63.0 51.7 7.0 4.3  
  Distrust 44.4 55.6 36.1 11.1 8.3