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Table 2 Distribution of Chinese medicine according to type of Chinese Medicine treatment received in patients with hepatitis C, stratified by number of outpatients visits

From: Utilization and prescription patterns of traditional Chinese medicine for patients with hepatitis C in Taiwan: a population-based study

Number of TCM visits (times/per year) Only Chinese herbal remedies Only Acupuncture or traumatology Combination both treatment Total of TCM (N = 5691)
N = 2984 (52.43 %) N = 64 (1.12 %) N = 2643 (46.44 %)
1-3 2423 (81.20 %) 64 (100 %) 1725 (65.27 %) 4212 (74.01 %)
4-6 212 (7.10 %) 0 320 (12.11 %) 532 (9.35 %)
>6 349 (11.70 %) 0 598 (22.63 %) 947 (16.64 %)
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