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Table 4 Characteristics of people adopting medical pluralism

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

Number Female 30-49 years No unhealthy lifestyle Use of folk therapy Family income = 30000-49,999 Live in high density of TCM physicians MP use, % (95% CI)
2457 Yes       37.4 (36.2-38.6)
1086 Yes Yes      38.5 (36.7-40.3)
911 Yes Yes Yes     39.0 (37.0-40.9)
95 Yes Yes Yes Yes    54.9 (47.5-62.3)
27 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes   64.3 (60.0-68.6)
22 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 64.7 (48.6-80.8)
  1. NTDs, new Taiwan dollars; TCM, traditional Chinese medicine