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Table 3 Sequentially-Built Logistic Models of CAM use by racial category*

From: Association of Health Literacy with Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use: A Cross-Sectional Study in Adult Primary Care Patients

  White
(n = 187)
Black
(n = 133)
  Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
P-value Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
P-value
Model 1: Adequate Health Literacy Only
(Ref: Inadequate Health Literacy)
7.68
(2.35,25.1)
0.001 1.15
(0.50,2.64)
0.735
Model 2: Adequate Health Literacy and Education Only
(Ref: Inadequate Health Literacy)
7.70
(2.14,27.7)
0.002 0.86
(0.33,2.23)
0.756
Model 3: Adequate Health Literacy and Socio-Demographics
(Ref: Inadequate Health Literacy)
9.42
(1.66,53.5)
0.011 0.97
(0.27,3.48)
0.958
  1. * Model 1-unadjusted. Model 2- adjusted for education category (< high school graduate, high school graduate, < college graduate, college graduate+). Model 3- adjusted for socio-demographics (education category, age category, gender, income, employment status, marital status, and health status).