South Korea

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South Korea, known officially as the Republic of Korea

Incidence[edit | edit source]

A 2001 study found the incidence of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome as 0.6% of the population who visited community-based primary care clinics in South Korea.[1]

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Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 2001, Prevalence of chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome in Korea: community-based primary care study[1] - (Full text)
  • 2020, Systematic review of randomized controlled trials for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)[2] - (Full text)

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.01.1 Kim, Cheol Hwan; Shin, Ho Cheol; Won, Chang Won (2005), "Prevalence of chronic fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome in Korea: community-based primary care study", J Korean Med Sci, 20 (4): 529-34, doi:10.3346/jkms.2005.20.4.529, PMID 16100439
  2. Kim, Do-Young; Lee, Jin-Seok; Park, Samuel-Young; Kim, Soo-Jin; Son, Chang-Gue (December 2020). "Systematic review of randomized controlled trials for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME)". Journal of Translational Medicine. 18 (1): 7. doi:10.1186/s12967-019-02196-9. ISSN 1479-5876. PMC 6943902. PMID 31906979.

randomized controlled trial (RCT) - A trial in which participants are randomly assigned to two groups, with one group receiving the treatment being studied and a control or comparison group receiving a sham treatment, placebo, or comparison treatment.

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