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Table 3 Top 30 most important variables for predicting top 3 Kampo formulas with non-specialist variable set. Higher importance values indicate that the item makes a more sizable contribution to predicting the Kampo formulas

From: Predicting Japanese Kampo formulas by analyzing database of medical records: a preliminary observational study

No. Item name Importance
1 Age 6.96
2 Body mass index 5.78
3 Excess–deficiency pattern 4.92
4 Depressed mood 2.17
5 Irritability 2.07
6 Early-morning awakening 2.00
7 Heat sensation in the face 1.98
8 Hot flashes 1.96
9 Heat pattern 1.95
10 Neck stiffness 1.73
11 Sex 1.57
12 Bleary eyes 1.57
13 Palpitations 1.50
14 Tires easily 1.49
15 Eyestrain 1.40
16 Leg fluctuation 1.29
17 Arousal during sleep 1.22
18 Headache 1.21
19 Difficulty in falling asleep 1.21
20 Shoulder stiffness 1.20
21 Leg spasms 1.08
22 Forgetfulness 1.06
23 Shoulder pain 1.00
24 Hie legs 0.89
25 Quick to sweat 0.89
26 Back stiffness 0.87
27 Decreased visual acuity 0.86
28 Sleepy after eating 0.85
29 Numbness legs 0.82
30 Dry skin 0.81