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Table 2 Distribution of visits for intra-articular hyaluronic acid treatment in 2004 by specialty

From: Intra-articular hyaluronic acid for treatment of osteoarthritis: a nationwide study among the older population of Taiwan

  No. of visits (%, n = 205,012) No. of patients* (%, n = 35,872)
Orthopaedics 153,980 (75.1) 27,292 (76.1)
Rehabilitation 31,053 (15.2) 5,323 (14.8)
Rheumatology 7,268 (3.6) 1,399 (3.9)
General surgery 4,180 (2.0) 1,072 (3.0)
General practice 3,666 (1.8) 894 (2.5)
Internal medicine 2,487 (1.2) 621 (1.7)
Neurosurgery 1,067 (0.5) 236 (0.7)
Pain management 952 (0.5) 207 (0.6)
Others 359 (0.2) 96 (0.3)
  1. *Because a patient might visit several specialties, the total of all percentages in this column exceeded 100%.