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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 4089019, 9 pages
Research Article

Characteristics of Herbal Medicine Users and Adverse Events Experienced in South Korea: A Survey Study

1Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung Hee University, 26 Kyungheedae-ro, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea
2KM Fundamental Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 1672 Yuseongdae-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34054, Republic of Korea
3Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Woosuk University, 61 Seonneomeo 3-gil, Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 54986, Republic of Korea
4Department of Korean Internal Medicine, Sangji University Korean Medicine Hospital, 283 Woosan-dong, Wonju 26338, Republic of Korea
5Department of Korean Internal Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Semyung University, 579 Sinwoul-dong, Jecheon, Chungcheongbuk-do 27136, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Seong-Gyu Ko;

Received 26 December 2016; Accepted 29 March 2017; Published 10 April 2017

Academic Editor: Karin Kraft

Copyright © 2017 Soobin Jang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The questionnaire aimed to investigate the usage experience of herbal medicines of general populations. It consists of two categories: (1) questions related to the herbal medicines usage over the past year and (2) questions related to adverse events experienced relating to the herbal medicines.

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