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Table 3 Multivariate Logistic Regression Model with OR estimates and 95% CI for the association between demographic and fertility-related factors and the use of CAM among study participants (n = 213)

From: Prevalence and determinants of complementary and alternative medicine use among infertile patients in Lebanon: a cross sectional study

  CAM use
OR 95% CI
Age 1.00 0.93-1.09
Sex   
Male 1 ---
Female 0.12 0.05-0.28
Age at Diagnosis   
< 20 years 1 ---
20-30 years 0.17 0.05-0.60
> 30 years 0.09 0.02-0.39
p for trend <0.001  
Barriers to adherence to treatment   
No barriers 1 ---
Barriers 0.96 0.48-1.95
Religion   
Muslim (Sunni, Shiite, Druze) 1 ---
Christian 1.06 0.42-2.65
Years Married   
1–3 years 1 ---
4-6 years 0.92 0.40-2.11
≥7 years 2.08 0.91-4.78
p for trend <0.001  
Household Income   
<1000 $ 1 ---
1000-2000$ 0.43 0.18-1.04
>2000$ 0.31 0.13-0.70
p for trend <0.001  
Type of treatment   
No IUI or IVF treatment 1 ---
IUI or IVF procedure 2.92 1.10-7.75