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Table 2 Incidence of drug fever and procedure-related fever among patients receiving herbal medicine and/or oriental procedures among patients admitted to OMHs (n = 11,207)

From: Hospital-acquired fever in oriental medical hospitals

Risk factor No. of patients with risk factors No. of patients with risk factors who developed fever Percentage
Herbal medicine 10,880 95 0.87
Invasive oriental medical procedures 8125 16 0.20
Acupuncture 8040 8 0.10
Moxibustion 6585 7 0.11
Cupping 4267 1 0.02