Skip to main content

Table 5 TKM and/or CAM surveys conducted among the general public in South Korea

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

Year TKM or CAM Age (yrs) No. of modalities included in the questionnaire Corresponding usage rate References
1999 CAM ≥18 31 29% [13]
2006 CAM 30-69 27 74.8% [14]
2008 TKM 20-69 7 45.8% [12]
2011 TKM 20-69 7 69.3%  
  1. Note. TKM = traditional Korean medicine; CAM = complementary and alternative medicine. TKM is a subset of CAM that originated from Korean traditional knowledge and literature.