Research Article

Novel Diagnostic Model for the Deficient and Excess Pulse Qualities

Table 5

Pulse classification with the 5 factors obtained from factor analysis into the DEPs.

     Classification by discriminant functionTotal ( 𝑁 )
  Deficient pulseExcess pulse

OMD diagnosisDeficient Excess20 (76.9%)6 (23.1%)26
13 (29.5%)31 (70.5%)44
Cross-validationDeficient Excess17 (65.4%)9 (34.6%)26
18 (40.9%)26 (59.1%)44