Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Original Article

Prescriptions of Chinese Herbal Medicines for Insomnia in Taiwan during 2002

Table 1

Age-specific frequency for the use of Chinese herbal medicines in patients with insomnia under the National Health Insurance in Taiwan during 2002.

Age (years)Subjects with insomnia using Chinese herbal medicines
Number of patients (%)Male (%)Female (%)

0–965(0.4%)27(0.17%)38(0.23%)
10–19373(2.3%)151(0.94%)222(1.38%)
20–292131(13.2%)677(4.20%)1454(9.01%)
30–393839(23.8%)1273(7.90%)2566(15.90%)
40–494074(25.3%)1381(8.56%)2693(16.70%)
50–592743(17.0%)846(5.24%)1897(11.76%)
60–691694(10.5%)596(3.69%)1098(6.81%)
70–79988(6.1%)447(2.77%)541(3.35%)
≥80227(1.4%)96(0.60%)131(0.81%)

Total16 134(100%)5494(34.05%)10 640(65.95%)

Male : female = 1 : 1.94.

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