Acupuncture utilization in Taiwan.

  title={Acupuncture utilization in Taiwan.},
  author={Pesus Chou and Mei Lai and C Chung and Jeanne M Chen and C F Chen},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi = Chinese medical journal; Free China ed},
  volume={61 3},
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to examine the prevalence of acupuncture utilization in Taiwan by people over 20 years of age. METHODS Stratified cluster sampling was used to randomly select 20 villages and neighborhoods (townships), a total of 8,280 people, from northern, central, southern and eastern Taiwan. A structured questionnaire was used to collect information during home visits. A total of 5,805 questionnaires were valid for use in the study. RESULTS The complete rate of… CONTINUE READING

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