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Table 2 Frequency distribution of TCM and non-TCM visits by disease categories/diagnosis among children with cerebral palsy

From: Complementary traditional Chinese medicine use in Children with cerebral palsy: a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Taiwan

  TCM user Non-TCM user
Number of clinical visits =3214649 Number of clinical visits =1104382
Disease (ICD-9-CM) Visits no. % Visits no %
Infectious and parasitic disease (001–139) 87845 2.73 50181 4.54
Neoplasms (140–239) 3992 0.12 1726 0.16
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disease and immunity disorder (240–279) 16310 0.51 5527 0.50
Blood and blood-forming organs (280–289) 2894 0.09 1208 0.11
Mental disorder (290–319) 195321 6.08 53797 4.87
Nervous system (320–389) 1496602 46.6 503782 45.6
Circulatory system (390–459) 21600 0.67 5241 0.47
Respiratory system (460–519) 847770 26.4 304833 27.6
Digestive system (520–579) 196656 6.12 68418 6.20
Genitourinary system (580–629) 16555 0.51 5870 0.53
Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (630–676) 430 0.01 74 0.01
Skin and subcutaneous tissue (680–709) 56605 1.76 24637 2.23
Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710–739) 30253 0.94 7420 0.67
Congenital anomalies (740–759) 56202 1.75 20061 1.82
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (760–779) 26011 0.81 7171 0.65
Symptoms, signs and ill-defined conditions (780–799) 102187 3.18 28918 2.62
Injury and poisoning (800–999) 57416 1.79 15518 1.41