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Table 1 Demographics

From: An assessment of the use of complementary and alternative medicine by Korean people using an adapted version of the standardized international questionnaire (I-CAM-QK): a cross-sectional study of an internet survey

  Number %
Total Number (Male/Female) 1668  
 Male / Female 831 / 837 49.8 / 50.2
Age (Male/Female)
 20’s Male / 20’s Female 205 / 210 12.3 / 12.6
 30’s Male / 30’s Female 210 / 217 12.6 / 13.0
 40’s Male / 40’s Female 209 / 210 12.6 / 12.6
 50~ 60’s Male / 50~ 60’s Female 207 / 200 12.4 / 12.0
Profession
 Agriculture, fisheries, forestry, mining 16 1.0
 Productions 242 14.6
 Retails 86 5.2
 Civil engineering and construction, Real Estate, Building Services, Transportation, Warehouse Logistics related 181 10.9
 Communication industry, Software, Information processing, Other information service 105 6.3
 Electricity, Gas, Heat supply Water supply 26 1.6
 Finance, Insurance 39 2.3
 Food, Accommodation, Travel services 26 1.6
 Education, Learning support 155 9.3
 Welfare 32 1.9
 Housewife 281 16.8
 Student 158 9.5
 Unemployed 123 7.4
 Others 198 11.8
Final Education
 Middle school 15 0.9
 High school 321 19.2
 Special college 226 13.5
 University 965 57.9
 Graduate school 134 8.0
 Others 7 0.4
Health condition
 Very good 141 8.5
 Good 562 33.7
 Acceptable 708 42.4
 Bad 241 14.4
Long-term diseases and disorders
Yes 539 32.3
 Hypertension 140 26.0
 Stroke (cerebral hemorrhage, cerebral infarction, etc.) 12 2.2
 Heart disease 15 2.8
 Diabetes 54 10.0
 Dyslipidemia (hyperlipidemia) 54 10.0
 Respiratory illness 65 12.1
 Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (gastrointestinal, liver, gall bladder, pancreas, etc.) 139 25.8
 Kidney and urological diseases 43 8.0
 Musculoskeletal diseases (osteoporosis, arthropathy, back pain, etc.) 103 19.1
 Trauma (falls, fractures, etc.) 13 2.4
 Cancer (including blood cancer and sarcoma) 12 2.2
 Blood disease (other than tumor) 14 2.6
 Immune disease (such as collagen disease) 18 3.3
 Mental disorders such as depression / dementia 54 10.0
 Nose disease 94 17.4
 Eye disease 80 14.8
 Ear disease 39 7.2
 Skin disease 114 21.2
 Tooth disease 123 22.8
 Others 51 9.5
No 1129 67.7
Subscribing to private medical insurance
 Subscribe 1109 66.5
 Not subscribe 559 33.5