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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Barriers to seeking Korean Medicine treatments in sports injuries (non-exclusive, N=276)

 Barriers N Percentage
Lack of knowledge 182 65.9
Credibility of Korean Medicine treatment 152 54.3
Unfamiliar to usage of Korean Medicine for sports related injuries 124 44.9
Little opportunity 114 41.3
Preference to conventional treatment 102 37.0
Hard to get a recognised confirmation 69 25.0
Safety concerns 43 15.6
High expenses 31 11.2
Long consultation hours 27 9.8
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