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Table 1 Characteristics of Hypertension population from one million random sampling cohort of the NHIR database

From: Frequency and co-prescription pattern of Chinese herbal products for hypertension in Taiwan: a Cohort study

Characteristics Non-TCM Users TCM users CHP users
No. % No. % No. %
Age       
<45 3802 12.3 18768 15.2 17653 15.2
45-65 12790 41.5 58453 47.4 55219 47.6
>65 14251 46.2 46019 37.3 43198 37.2
Gender       
Female 11509 37.3 64826 52.6 61594 53.1
Male 19334 62.7 58414 47.4 54476 46.9
Insurance salaries(NTD$/month) 1       
0 5965 19.3 21891 17.8 20485 17.7
1-15840 5653 18.3 18185 14.8 16980 14.6
15841-25000 12882 41.8 57967 47.0 55006 47.4
>25000 6343 20.6 25197 20.4 23599 20.3
Urban Level 2       
1 9069 29.4 35622 28.9 33226 28.6
2 13023 42.2 55239 44.8 52063 44.9
3 5538 18.0 20546 16.7 19486 16.8
4 3213 10.4 11833 9.6 11295 9.7
Comorbidity with hypertension(ICD-9-CM)       
Ischemic Heart Disease (410–414) 9607 31.1 41603 33.8 39237 33.8
Cardiovascular disease (430–438) 7466 24.2 27218 22.1 25592 22.1
Atherosclerosis(440) 931 3.0 3814 3.1 3616 3.1
Hyperlipidemia (272) 11476 37.2 52627 42.7 49629 42.8
Type II Diabetes Mellitus(250) 9773 31.7 39936 32.4 37514 32.3
Total 30843   123240   116070  
  1. 1. NTD, New Taiwan dollar 1USD30NTD
  2. 2. 1:most urbanization; 4:least urbanization