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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis to identify independent predictors of CAM use

From: Complementary and alternative medicine in the management of hypertension in an urban Nigerian community

Variable OR 95% CI P
Sex 2.58 1.66, 3.99 <0.0001
Belief: Supernatural causes 2.11 1.18, 3.78 0.012
Belief: Hypertension is preventable 0.57 0.36, 0.89 0.014
Has family history of hypertension 1.78 1.02, 3.10 0.042
  1. Note: Sex coded as "Female = 0, Male = 1", other variables coded as "No = 0, Yes = 1"
  2. Model likelihood ratio X2 = 36.63, p < 0.0001