Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine among People with Type 2 Diabetes in Taiwan: A Cross-Sectional Survey

Table 2

Demographic characteristics of the overall sample ( ).

Sample characteristicsPercent

Gender
 Male44.2
 Female55.8

Age (years)
 18–4412.3
 45–5429.1
 55–6431.6
6527.0

Race
 Fujan63.8
 China22.7
 Haka11.0
 Aboriginal7.5

Highest education
High school graduate46.9
High school graduate53.1

House income
US$ 10,000 (NT$330,000)19.0
 US$ 10,001–30,000 (NT$330,001–990,000)51.5
US$ 30,001 (NT$990,001)24.0
 Unknown5.5

Duration of diagnosis (years)
 1–548.5
 6–1030.4
1021.1

Diabetes treatment
 Oral agent85.6
 Insulin9.8
 Both4.6

Clinic visit frequency
Monthly81.3
Monthly18.7

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