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Changes in Korean medicine use before and after change of pay of Chuna therapy using negative binomial regression model
Journal of the Korean Data & Information Science Society 2021;32:533-68
Published online May 31, 2021;  https://doi.org/10.7465/jkdi.2021.32.3.533
© 2021 Korean Data and Information Science Society.

Chanhee Lee1 · Kiyoung Kim2

1Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Finance and Business Administration, Dongduk Women’s University
2Department of Statistic Data Science, Anyang University
Correspondence to: 1 Assistant professor, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies in Finance and Business Administration, Dongduk Women’s University, Seoul 02748, Korea.
2 Corresponding author: Adjunct professor, Department of Statistic Data Science, Anyang University, 22, Samdeok-ro 37 beon-gil, Manan-gu, Anyang, Gyeongi-do 14028, Korea. E-mail: datadigger@naver.com
Received April 9, 2021; Revised April 28, 2021; Accepted May 5, 2021.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
This study was empirically analyzed factors expected to affect on the ratio of the number of patients using Chuna therapy to the number of patients using Korean medicine before and after the change of Chuna therapy. And the change in medical use of non-payment items was empirically analyzed. This study used data from 110 Korean medical institutions nationwide from 2016 to 2019, and negative binomial regression model. Region had the greatest influence on the change in the number of patients using Chuna therapy per the number of patients using Korean medicine therapy before and after the change of pay of Chuna therapy in Korean medicine hospitals and Korean medicine clinics. Age, time of change of pay, and year of medical use were also identified as significant factors. In Korean medicine hospitals, gender and season in Korean medicine clinics were found to be influencing factors. Changes in medical use of non-payment items were significant in herbal medicine and physiotherapy in Korean medicine hospitals and physiotherapy in Korean medicine clinics.
Keywords : Chuna therapy, Korean medicine clinic, Korean medicine hospital, negative binominal regression, physiotherapy.