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A Study on the Response Differences to the Sasang Constitution Questionnaire by Sasang Constitutions

  • Journal of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Abbr : J Sasang Constitut Med
  • 2007, 19(3), pp.89-98
  • Publisher : The Society Of Sasang Constitutional Medicine
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Korean Medicine

Siwoo Lee 1 jang eun su 1 Jong-Cheon Joo 2 LEE SU KYUNG 2 이혜정 1

1한국한의학연구원
2원광대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

A Study on the Response Differences to the Sasang Constitution Questionnaire by Sasang Constitutions Lee Si-Woo, Joo Jong-Cheon*, Lee Su-Kyung*, Lee Hae-Jung, Jang Eun-Su Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine*College of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang Univ. 1. Objectives This study aims to evaluate newly developing Sasang Constitution Diagnosis Questionnaire for accuracy and efficiency. 2. Methods Three hundred and twenty eight patients from 4 multi centers are involved in this study. Excluding 16 constitution-unidentified patients and 2 Taeyang-in patients, 310 patients' questionnaires are analyzed statistically by their constitutions. 3. Results Sixty one questions are statistically significant in whole 229 questions of Sasang Constitution Diagnosis Questionnaire. We have selected 30 questions from 61 questions by comparing total data from 4 multi centers with those of each center. Thirty questions are made up of 10 body shape questions, 10 appearance questions, 5 character questions and 5 symptom questions. 3. Conclusions There might be needs for revision of character and symptom questions. From results, we suggest to diagnose Sasang Constitution for screening by short-form questionnaire consisted of questions on body shapes and appearances.

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