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Table 2 Frequency of acupuncture, electroacupuncture, and pharmacopuncture

From: Usage report of pharmacopuncture in musculoskeletal patients visiting Korean medicine hospitals and clinics in Korea

   Inpatient (n = 33,415) Outpatient (n = 373,755)
Acupuncture n (%) 33,198 (99.4 %) 318,764 (85.3 %)
  sessions (mean ± SD) 25.8 ± 18.7 8.0 ± 12.2
  median (quantile) 22 (11, 37) 3 (1, 10)
Electroacupuncture n (%) 28,703 (85.9 %) 272,033 (72.8 %)
  sessions (mean ± SD) 15.4 ± 13.0 7.9 ± 11.9
  median (quantile) 12 (6, 21) 3 (1, 10)
Pharmacopuncture n (%) 32,947 (98.6 %) 289,860 (77.6 %)
  sessions (mean ± SD) 22.8 ± 18.4 8.2 ± 12.3
  median (quantile) 19 (9, 31) 3 (1, 10)
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