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Development of an integrated Sasang constitution diagnosis method using face, body shape, voice, and questionnaire information

Jun-Hyeong Do1, Eunsu Jang1, Boncho Ku1, Jun-Su Jang1, Honggie Kim2 and Jong Yeol Kim1*

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1 Constitutional Medicine & Diagnosis Research Group, Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, 1672 Yuseongdae-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-811, Republic of Korea

2 Department of Information and Statistic, Chungnam National University, 79 Daehang-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-764, Republic of Korea

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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012, 12:85  doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-85

Published: 4 July 2012

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Table S1. Population characteristics of the participants.

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Figure S1. Facial points used to calculated candidate feature variables.

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Table S2. Feature variables expressing the facial characteristics.

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Table S3. Measurement methods of eight circumferences for body shape.

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Table S4. Description of vowel features.

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Table S5. Description of sentence features.

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Table S6. List of questions.

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Table S7. The procedure of generating continuous variables with the response categories of the questions in the questionnaire.

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Table S8. Significant binary variables of the questionnaire in TE male patients.

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Table S9. Significant binary variables of the questionnaire in SE male patients.

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Table S10. Significant binary variables of the questionnaire in SY male patients.

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Table S11. Significant binary variables of the questionnaire in TE female patients.

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Table S12. Significant binary variables of the questionnaire in SE female patients.

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Table S13. Significant binary variables of the questionnaire in SY female patients.

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Table S14. Selected variables and estimated parameters for face (male).

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Table S15. Selected variables and estimated parameters for face (female).

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Table S16. Selected variables and estimated parameters for body shape (male).

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Table S17. Selected variables and estimated parameters for body shape (female).

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Table S18. Selected variables and estimated parameters for voice (male).

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Table S19. Selected variables and estimated parameters for voice (female).

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Table S20. Selected variables and estimated parameters for questionnaire (male).

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Table S21. Selected variables and estimated parameters for questionnaire (female).

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