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Fig. 1 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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From: The utilization of traditional Chinese medicine in patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based study

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Flow recruitment chart of patients with dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB). We identified the newly diagnosed DUB patients from 1997 to 2000 from one million randomly selected subjects of the National health insurance research database (NHIRD) in Taiwan. Of identified 57,212 patients, 51,354 patients with at least 2 claims were included. After excluding patients according to the excluding criteria, we included 46,339 patients and separated them into TCM and non-TCM seekers according to whether they received TCM treatment or not after the initial diagnosis of DUB

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