Table 3

Service volume of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) by facility type from 1996 to 2001 in Taiwan

Year

Public TCM hospital

Private TCM hospital

Private TCM clinics

Others*


1996

79,817 (0.3%)

4,561,521 (18.9%)

18,612,160 (77.2%)

841,054 (3.5%)

1997

76,627 (0.3%)

3,845,787 (15.3%)

20,277,192 (80.6%)

970,467 (3.9%)

1998

226,207 (0.8%)

3,407,727 (12.8%)

21,963,148 (82.4%)

1,044,844 (3.9%)

1999

267,511 (1.0%)

2,889,723 (10.5%)

23,024,679 (84%)

1,216,682 (4.4%)

2000

280,086 (1.1%)

2,320,469 (8.8%)

22,371,552 (84.7%)

1,454,646 (5.5%)

2001

260,150 (1.0%)

1,766,232 (6.7%)

22,866,179 (86.3%)

1,599,806 (6.0%)

Total

1,190,398 (0.8%)

18,791,459 (12.0%)

129,114,910 (82.6%)

7,127,499 (4.6%)


*Others: mostly western medicine hospitals with TCM section

Chen et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:26   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-26

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