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Table 2 Kinds of current and future Kampo educatinal methods by hospital sizes

From: The education of traditional Japanese (Kampo) medicine: surveys of training hospitals and residents

Variables Respondents Small hospitals Medium hospitals Large hospitals
All hospitals surveyed 816 427/816 (52%) 324/816 (40%) 65/816 (8%)
Kampo education (+) Hospitals with Kampo education 184/816 (23%) 68/427 (16%) 84/324 (26%) 32/65 (49%)
Current Kampo educational methods (multiple responses allowed) Hospital independently 69/184 (38%) 22/68 (32%) 29/84 (35%) 18/32 (56%)
Interhospital cooperation 15/184 (8%) 7/68 (10%) 5/84 (6%) 3/32 (9%)
Kampo manufacturers 111/184 (60%) 42/68 (62%) 54/84 (64%) 15/32 (47%)
Voluntary study 28/184 (15%) 15/68 (22%) 11/84 (13%) 2/32 (6%)
Kampo education (−) Hospitals without Kampo education 632/816 (77%) 359/427 (84%) 240/324 (74%) 33/65 (51%)
Future plans to introduce Kampo education (+) 72/622 (12%) 43/354 (12%) 23/236 (10%) 6/32 (19%)
Future Kampo educational methods (multiple responses allowed) Hospital independently 61/632 (10%) 25/359 (7%) 21/240 (9%) 15/33 (45%)
Interhospital cooperation 201/632 (32%) 117/359 (33%) 76/240 (32%) 8/33 (24%)
Kampo manufacturers 222/632 (35%) 142/359 (40%) 74/240 (31%) 6/33 (18%)
Voluntary study 265/632 (42%) 154/359 (43%) 101/240 (42%) 10/33 (30%)
  1. Hospital independently means, “Study sessions given by the hospital independentl”; Interhospital cooperation, “Study sessions given in cooperation with other hospitals”; Kampo manufacturers, “Lectures sponsored by Kampo manufacturers”; Voluntary study, “Voluntary study sessions given by physicians”