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Table 8 Results of bivariate analysis to determine the association of the sociodemographic variables to the perceived need for CAM education among Pharmacy students (N = 90)

From: Awareness, use, attitude and perceived need for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) education among undergraduate pharmacy students in Sierra Leone: a descriptive cross-sectional survey

  Do you think CAM should be included into the Pharmacy curriculum at COMAHS-USL Chi square P- value Do you think knowledge about CAM is useful to you as a future pharmacy professional Chi square P-value
  Yes (n) No (n)    Yes (n) No (n)   
Year of study    2.222 0.262    2.022 0.333
≤Third year 52 8    60 0   
>Third year 29 1    29 1   
Total 89 9    89 1   
Gender    0.096 0.714    0.411 1.000
Male 58 6    63 1   
Female 23 3    26 0   
Total 81 9    89 1   
Age group (years)    1.097 0.438    0.347 1.000
≤26 59 8    66 1   
>26 22 1    23 0   
Total 81 9    89 1   
Religion    0.776 0.482    1.833 0.356
Christianity 51 7    58 0   
Muslim 30 2    31 1   
Total 81 9    89 1