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Table 1 Characteristics of survey participants (n = 728)

From: Quality of medical service, patient satisfaction and loyalty with a focus on interpersonal-based medical service encounters and treatment effectiveness: a cross-sectional multicenter study of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) hospitals

Variable Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Sex
 Male 278 38.2
 Female 442 60.7
Age
 ≤29 years 99 13.6
 30–39 years 180 24.7
 40–49 years 175 24.0
 50–59 years 140 19.2
 ≥60 years 129 17.7
Occupation
 Student 59 8.1
 Housewife 266 36.5
 Corporate worker 202 27.7
 Civil servant 32 4.4
 Entrepreneur 73 10.0
 Other 71 9.8
Number of visit(s)
 First time 19 2.6
 Second time 49 6.7
 Third time 48 6.6
 Fourth time 39 5.4
 ≥Fifth time 572 78.6