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Table 2 Distribution of CMs according to type of CM treatment received in patients with tuberculosis, stratified by the number of outpatient visits

From: Utilization of Chinese medicine for respiratory discomforts by patients with a medical history of tuberculosis in Taiwan

Number of CM visits (times/per year) Only Chinese medicines Only acupuncture Combination of both treatments Total n = 2051 (100%)
n = 1944 (94.78%) n = 4 (0.20%) n = 103 (5.02%)
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
1–3 1763 (90.69) 4 (100) 82 (76.61) 1849 (90.15)
4–6 96 (4.94) 0 12 (11.65) 108 (5.27)
> 6 85 (4.37) 0 9 (8.74) 94 (4.58)
  1. Abbreviation: CM Chinese Medicine