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Table 1 TCM used among children in different age groups (n = 112,889)

From: Prescription patterns of traditional Chinese medicine amongst Taiwanese children: a population-based cohort study

Age (years) 0–5(preschool and under) 6–11(school) 12–18(adolescent) Total p value
  n % n % n % n % <  0.0001
Boys 6223 54.4a (10.8)b 23,040 52.4 (40.0) 28,384 49.4 (49.2) 57,647 51.1 (100.0)  
Girls 5225 45.6 (9.5) 20,900 47.6 (37.8) 29,117 50.6 (52.7) 55,242 48.9 (100.0)  
Total 11,448 100.0 (10.1) 43,940 100.0 (38.9) 57,501 100.0 (50.9) 112,889 100.0 (100.0)  
  1. Results are n and % using x2 test
  2. aColumn percentage
  3. bRow percentage