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Table 4 Logistic model of complementary medicine use among women by demographic variables

From: A survey describing the use of complementary therapies and medicines by women attending a family planning clinic

Independent variables Dependent variables
Previous CM use Current CM use
OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Model 1: Age       
  18-24 0.23 (0.07, 0.72) 0.01 0.24 (0.09, 0.61) 0.03
  25-34 0.85 (0.24, 2.96) 0.79 0.52 (0.20, 1.31) 0.16
  35-44 0.51 (0.15, 1.68) 0.26 0.34 (0.13, 0.88) 0.02
  45+ reference reference
Model 2: Education   
  Did not finish high school 0.39 (0.15, 1.02) 0.05 0.44 (0.20, 1.00) 0.05
  Finished high school 0.68 (0.74, 6.32) 0.73 0.70 (0.12, 4.08) 0.70
  TAFE or similar 0.65 (0.26, 1.64) 0.36 0.66 (0.32, 1.36) 0.27
  University degree reference reference
Model 3: Language spoken at home   
  English 1.5 (0.48, 5.15) 0.44 1.08 (0.38, 3.04) 0.87
  Other reference reference
  1. OR Odds Ratio, CI confidence interval, TAFE Technical and further education institute.