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Table 1 Sociodemographic factors of study participants by medical pluralism

From: Patterns of medical pluralism among adults: results from the 2001 National Health Interview Survey in Taiwan

  Medical pluralism   
  No Yes Total
  N = 8510 N = 4094 N = 12604
Sex n (%) n (%) n (%)
   Male 4397 (72.9) 1637 (27.1) 6034 (100)
   Female 4113 (62.6) 2457 (37.4) 6570 (100)
Age, years       
   18-29 2242 (66.9) 1110 (33.1) 3352 (100)
   30-49 3503 (65.7) 1830 (34.3) 5333 (100)
   50-64 1559 (68.0) 733 (32.0) 2292 (100)
   ≥ 65 1206 (74.1) 421 (25.9) 1627 (100)
Education, years       
   0 795 (71.8) 313 (28.2) 1108 (100)
   1-9 2867 (67.2) 1399 (32.8) 4266 (100)
   10-12 2537 (67.0) 1249 (33.0) 3786 (100)
   ≥ 13 2305 (67.1) 1131 (32.9) 3436 (100)
Occupation       
   Unemployed 2219 (70.8) 916 (29.2) 3135 (100)
   Homemaker 1335 (64.8) 726 (35.2) 2061 (100)
   Skilled, Unskilled 3797 (66.7) 1893 (33.3) 5690 (100)
   Profession 1128 (67.5) 1893 (32.5) 1672 (100)
Family income, NTDs       
   < 30,000 1639 (69.1) 732 (30.9) 2371 (100)
   30,000-49,999 1857 (66.9) 920 (33.1) 2777 (100)
   50000-99999 3383 (66.1) 1732 (33.9) 5115 (100)
   ≥ 100,000 1567 (69.8) 677 (30.2) 2244 (100)
Urbanization       
   Low 768 (74.1) 269 (25.9) 1037 (100)
   Moderate 1030 (69.8) 445 (30.2) 1475 (100)
   High 6712 (66.5) 3380 (33.5) 10092 (100)
  1. NTDs, new Taiwan dollars