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Table 5 Frequency of visits to KM clinics over the past 12 months in 2014

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

Category Non-user (%) User (%) P-value
Total No. of KM visits
1–4 5–9 ≥10
(Average) (36.8) (63.2) (48.9) (7.9) (6.4) 0.024
Gender
 Male 39.8 60.2 48.8 7.0 4.4  
 Female 33.9 66.1 49.0 8.8 8.4  
Age (yr)       0.089
 20–29 42.1 57.9 47.4 6.3 4.2  
 30–39 42.3 57.7 44.1 7.2 6.3  
 40–49 37.7 62.3 50.0 8.1 4.2  
 50–59 29.0 71.0 52.9 9.5 8.6  
 60–69 31.3 68.7 50.4 8.4 9.9  
Region of residence       0.705
 Seoul 37.7 62.3 48.3 7.4 6.5  
 Daejeon 33.8 66.2 51.9 7.8 6.5  
 Daegu 36.7 63.3 53.1 7.0 3.1  
 Busan 37.1 62.9 45.7 8.1 9.1  
 Gwangju 32.4 67.6 50.7 12.7 4.2  
KM trust       0.000
 Trust 28.1 71.9 52.9 10.3 8.8  
 Neutral 47.1 52.9 44.8 4.6 3.5  
 Distrust 63.3 36.7 33.3 3.3 0.0  
Western medicine trust       0.586
 Trust 35.6 64.4 50.3 7.8 6.3  
 Neutral 41.8 58.2 43.2 8.2 6.8  
 Distrust 29.2 70.8 58.3 8.3 4.2  
  1. Averages are represented as (n). The values represent percentages of participants. A comparison of the corresponding 2011 data is shown in Table 2 of Additional file 3