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Fig. 1 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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From: Changes in trust and the use of Korean medicine in South Korea: a comparison of surveys in 2011 and 2014

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Reduction in KM trust between 2011 and 2014. a KM trust decreased from 66.6 to 59.4%. By contrast, trust in Western medicine was nearly the same between 2011 and 2014. b The decrease in KM trust appeared in all age groups, except for participants in their 60s. Favorable perceptions were reduced more significantly among members of the general public in their 20s and 30s than in any other age groups. The 2011 survey data were obtained from Woo et al. [11]. c The respondents perceived that acupuncture was the most trustable among the KM therapies. Regarding other KM therapies, approximately half of the participants perceived moxibustion, cupping, and KM herbal medicines as trustable

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