1. Acupuncture Use in Japan

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1-1 Percentage of patients receiving acupuncture/moxibustion in Japan

1-2 Acupuncture Use in Japan

1-3 Treatment conditions for the most severe symptoms

1-4 Medical expenses for Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the system of Japanese Health Insurance by fiscal year

 

1-1 Percentage of patients receiving acupuncture/moxibustion in Japan

Reference
1) Ryosuke Fujii, Tadashi Yano. The rate of patients undergoing acupuncture and moxibustion: comparison between the rate of treatment with acupuncture and moxibustion and that of treatment with acupuncture, moxibustion, and Anma-Massage-Shiatsu. The Bulletin of Meiji University of Integrative Medicine. 2013; 8: 1-12 (in Japanese)
http://www.meiji-u.ac.jp/research/files/01_fujii.pdf(05-24-2021)
2) Yano, T. et al. Acupuncture and moxibustion status in Japan(我が国における鍼灸療法の受療状況について) Ido no Nippon(医道の日本). 201:72(11):202-13.(in Japanese)
http://www.ahaki.or.jp/research/data/idou/idou_h25_11.pdf(08-24-2017)
3)Yano, T. et al. Acupuncture and moxibustion status in Japan(我が国における鍼灸療法の受療状況について). Ido no Nippon(医道の日本). 2014;73(9):131-42. (in Japanese)
http://www.ahaki.or.jp/research/data/idou/idou_h26_09.pdf (08-24-2017)
4) Yano, T. et al. Survey on the status of acupuncture and moxibustion in Japan (我が国における鍼灸療法の受療状況に関する調査). Ido no Nippon(医道の日本). 2015; 74(8): 209-19. (in Japanese)
http://www.ahaki.or.jp/research/data/idou/idou_h27_08.pdf (08-24-2017)

 

 

1-2 Survey of Acupuncture Use

Reference
1) Yano, T. et al. Survey on the status of Massage, acupuncture, moxibustion and other therapies in Japan. Part1 (我が国におけるあん摩マツサージ指圧、鍼灸、その他の手技療法の受療状況に関する調査 前編). Ido no Nippon(医道の日本) .2016; 75(9): 96-101(in Japanese)
2)Yano, T. et al. Survey on the status of Massage, acupuncture, moxibustion and other therapies in Japan. Part2 (我が国におけるあん摩マッサージ指圧、鍼灸、その他の手技療法の受療状況に関する調査 後編). Ido no Nippon(医道の日本).2016;75(10): 108-18 (in Japanese)
http://www.ahaki.or.jp/research/data/idou/idou_h28_09_10.pdf (08-30-2017)

 

 

1-3 Treatment conditions for the most severe symptoms: Data are based on the Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions

 

Reference
1) Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions 2004. (in Japanese) https://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_csvDownload_&fileId=000002642051&releaseCount=3 (8-31-2017)
2) Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions 2007. (in Japanese) https://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_toGL08020103_&listID=000001051934&disp=Other&requestSender=dsearch (2017-8-31)
3) Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions 2010. https://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_csvDownload_&fileId=000005007343&releaseCount=3 (8-31-2017)
4)  Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions 2013.  (in Japanese) https://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/GL08020103.do?_csvDownload_&fileId=000006908719&releaseCount=1 (8-31-2017)
5)  Comprehensive Survey of Living Conditions 2016.  (in Japanese) http://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/Csvdl.do?sinfid=000031595492 (8-31-2017)

 

 

1-4 Medical expenses for Acupuncture and Moxibustion in the system of Japanese Health Insurance by fiscal year

Reference
1) Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. Changes in medical expenditures for Judo therapy, acupuncture, moxibustion, massage, and treatment equipment. (in Japanese)
http://www.mhlw.go.jp/bunya/iryouhoken/iryouhoken13/dl/111116_01.pdf (8-31-2017)

 

      

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