Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2021 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Utilization of Complementary and Alternative Medicine among Korean Elite Athletes: Current Status and Future Implications

Table 5

Future recommendation of Korean medicine to others.

QuestionsAnswer choiceElite athletes (%)General population (%) value

Q. Are you willing to recommend KM to others?Yes70.861.70.226
Q. What is the primary reason to recommend to others?Treatments are effective69.255.40.002
No burden on surgery or examination13.611.3
Less side effects6.527.9
Cost is low4.22.1
Close distance6.53.2