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Table 4 Test of difference between males and females in 2008 with Ratio Odds Ratio (ROR)

From: Changes among male and female visitors to practitioners of complementary and alternative medicine in a large adult Norwegian population from 1997 to 2008 (The HUNT studies)

  Male vs. female 2008
  ROR (95%CI) P-value 2)
Age group
- Under 30
Ref  
- 30-39 0.9 (0.6-1.2) 0.484
- 40-49 0.8 (0.6-1.1) 0.202
- 50-59 0.6 (0.4-0.8)** 0.001
- 60-69 0.5 (0.4-0.7)** < 0.001
- 70-79 0.6 (0.4-0.9)* 0.019
- Over 80 0.6 (0.3-1.0) 0.058
Education
- Compulsory school
Ref  
- Middle level 0.9 (0.7-1.1) 0.225
- University 0.8 (0.6-1.0)* 0.038
Marital status
- Married/cohabiting
Ref  
- Single 0.7 (0.6-0.9)* 0.014
- Divorced/separated 0.9 (0.6-1.3) 0.636
- Widow(er) 1.6 (1.0-2.5)* 0.032
Currently working 0.9 (0.7-1.1) 0.353
Current lifestyle:
- Daily smoker
1.0 (0.8-1.2) 0.932
- Hard physical activity 1.1 (0.9-1.5) 0.279
Global Health:
- Very good
Ref  
- Good 1.0 (0.8-1.3) 0.814
- Fair 0.9 (0.7-1.3) 0.664
- Poor 1.0 (0.5-1.8) 0.940
Anxiety and depression
- 0-4
Ref  
- 5-9 0.8 (0.7-1.0)* 0.024
- 10-14 0.8 (0.6-0.9)* 0.012
- 15-19 0.7 (0.5-1.0)* 0.024
- 20 and higher 0.6 (0.4-0.9)* 0.012
Recent complaint 1.2 (0.9-1.6) 0.182
Chronic complaint 1.2 (1.0-1.5)* 0.048
Psychiatric complaint 0.9 (0.7-1.1) 0.178
Diseases
- Asthma
0.8 (0.6-1.0) 0.080
- Hayfever 0.8 (0.7-1.0)* 0.030
- Heart disease 0.9 (0.6-1.2) 0.394
- Cancer 0.9 (0.7-1.2) 0.559
- Diabetes 1.0 (0.7-1.5) 0.900
- Muscskelskeletal disease 1.4 (0.9-2.1) 0.106
Visited last year:
- Physician
1.0 (0.8-1.3) 0.997
- Chiropractor 0.8 (0.7-1.1) 0.172
  1. The test is based on the values given in table 2. A ROR above 1 indicates that the Adjusted OR for male is higher than for female.
  2. * p-value < 0.05