Table 3

Round 2: selection of acupuncture points during the stimulation phase of the cycle
Acupuncture points Responders nā€‰=ā€‰16 Strongly agree % (n) Agree % (n) Disagree % (n) Strongly disagree % (n) Missing Data % n
Point selection individualised 25.0 (4) 37.5 (6) 18.7 (3) 0.0 18.7 (3)
Innervation areas close to ovaries/uterus 62.5 (10) 18.7 (3) 12.5 (2) 0.0 6.2 (1)
PC6 (Neiguan) 12.5 (2) 75.0 (12) 0.0 0.0 12.5 (2)
LR3 (Taichong) 12.5 (2) 75.0 (12) 0.0 0.0 12.5 (2)
LR5 (Ligou) 0.0 25.0 (4) 50.0 (8) 0.0 25.0 (4)
ST29 (Guilai) 25.0 (4) 75.0 (10) 0.0 0.0 12.5 (2)
Zigong 56.2 (9) 25.0 (4) 6.2 (1) 0.0 12.5 (2)
ST30 (Qichong) 0.0 43.7 (7) 31.2 (5) 0.0 25.0 (4)
Ren4 (Guanyuan) 50.0 (8) 37.5 (6) 0.0 0.0 12.5 (2)
Ren3 ((Zhongji) 25.0 (4) 31.2 (5) 18.7 (3) 0.0 25.0 (4)
Ren6 (Qihai) 25.0 (4) 50.0 (8) 6.2 (1) 0.0 18.7 (3)
ST36 (Zusanli) 37.5 (6) 43.7 (7) 0.0 0.0 18.7 (3)
SP6 (Sanyinjiao) 37.5 (6) 37.5 (6) 0.0 0.0 25.0 (4)
SP8 (Diji) 6.2 (1) 62.5 (10) 12.5 (2) 0.0 18.7 (3)
SP10 (Xuehai) 6.2 (1) 75.0 (12) 0.0 0.0 18.7 (3)
Yintang 18.7 (3) 62.5 (10) 6.2 (1) 0.0 12.5 (2)
KI3 (Taixi) 25.0 (4) 56.2 (9) 0.0 0.0 18.7 (3)
KI12 (Dahe) 12.5 (2) 43.7 (7) 18.7 (3) 0.0 25.0 (4)
KI13 (Qixue) 12.5 (2) 50.0 (8) 12.5(2) 0.0 25.0 (4)
KI16 (Huangshu) 0.0 (0) 25.0 (4) 43.7 (7) 0.0 31.2(5)
BL23 (Shenshu) 25.0 (4) 50.0 (8) 12.5 (2) 0.0 12.5 (2)
Bl32 (Ciliao) 6.2 (1) 56.2 (9) 18.7 (3) 0.0 18.7 (3)
HT7 (Shenmen) 0.0 (0) 68.7 (11) 12.5 (2) 0.0 18.7 (3)
Chongmai & Renmai 56.2 (9) 18.7 (3) 6.2 (1) 0.0 18.7 (3)

Smith et al.

Smith et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:88   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-88

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