Table 3: Perception on the WM education in KM school.

Questionnaire itemsKM doctorDL doctorWM-based DL doctorKM-based DL doctor

WM education takes up excessive portion of curriculum in KM schools2.61 ± 0.9153.09 ± 1.091Z = −3.519***3.34 ± 1.0442.74 ± 1.071Z = −2.725**
The amount of WM education allocated to KM schools is insufficient2.90 ± 0.9363.26 ± 1.024Z = −2.918**3.19 ± 0.9913.37 ± 1.070Z = −1.011
The quality of WM education in KM schools is unsatisfactory3.52 ± 0.9914.04 ± 0.900Z = −4.170***3.90 ± 0.9234.23 ± 0.841Z = −1.946

P < 0.01; ***P < 0.001.
KM: traditional Korean medicine; WM: western medicine.