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Table 2 Prevalence of facial palsy and patient demographic features according to Korean traditional medicine services used

From: Analysis of medical services provided to patients with peripheral facial palsy in Korea: a descriptive, cross-sectional study of the health insurance review and assessment service national patient sample database

  Prevalencea Total
KM users WM users Users of both
N % N % N %
Total 326 2608 1114 1068
Sex
 Male 262 848 32.5 484 43.5 545 51.0
 Female 388 1760 67.5 630 56.6 523 49.0
Age
  < 20 44 40 1.5 48 4.3 44 4.1
 20–29 128 88 3.4 78 7.0 71 6.7
 30–39 220 196 7.5 139 12.5 135 12.6
 40–49 304 359 13.8 185 16.6 197 18.5
 50–59 501 704 27.0 239 21.5 255 23.9
 60–69 687 600 23.0 229 20.6 206 19.3
  ≥ 70 729 621 23.8 196 17.6 160 15.0
  1. KM Korean traditional medicine, WM Western medicine
  2. aPrevalence: Prevalence per 100,000 individuals. Number of samples in the 2016 National Patient Sample is 1,468,033. Prevalence per 100,000 individuals was calculated as (Total number)*100,000/1,468,033