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Table 1 Age-specific frequencies for the use of Chinese herbal medicines among patients with urticaria

From: Frequency and pattern of Chinese herbal medicine prescriptions for urticaria in Taiwan during 2009: analysis of the national health insurance database

Age (years) Subjects with urticaria using Chinese herbal medicines
No. of patients (%) Males (%) Females (%)
0–18 6001 (16.05) 2912 (7.79) 3089 (8.26)
18–35 12246 (32.76) 3546 (9.49) 8700 (23.27)
35–50 11889 (31.80) 3464 (9.26) 8425 (22.54)
50–65 5572 (14.90) 2045 (5.47) 3527 (9.43)
> 65 1678 (4.49) 734 (1.96) 944 (2.53)
Total 37386 (100%) 12701 (33.97) 24685 (66.03)
  1. Male:female = 1:1.94.