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Table 5 Socio demographic characteristics of male users and nonusers of CAM

From: Gender differences in prevalence and associations for use of CAM in a large population study

  CAM 11 CAM22 CAM33
  Non-users Users Non-users Users Non-users Users
  % (n) % (n) p-value* % (n) % (n) p-value* % (n) % (n) p-value*
Age    0.154    0.202    0.001
30-39 95.3 (181) 4.7 (9)   90 (171) 10 (19)   80.5 (153) 19.5 (37)  
40-59 96 (2365) 4 (98)   84.8 (2272) 8.8 (220)   77.9 (1953) 22.1 (555)  
60+ 96.9 (2370) 3.1 (75)   92.4 (2295) 7.6 (189)   73.6 (1862) 26.4 (667)  
Education    0.416    0.255    0.245
Primary/Secondary 96.6 (2864) 3.4 (101)   91.3 (2755) 8.7 (261)   75.4 (2300) 24.6 (751)  
College/University education 96.2 (2004) 3.8 (80)   92.2 (1937) 7.8 (163)   76.8 (1631) 23.2 (493)  
Self-reported health    0.008    0.000    0.000
Bad 93.2 (204) 6.8 (15)   80.7 (184) 19.3 (44)   63.4 (147) 36.6 (85)  
Neither good nor bad 95.9 (1322) 4.1 (57)   90 (1267) 10 (140)   72.1 (1032) 27.9 (400)  
Good 96.8 (3361) 3.2 (110)   93.1 (3262) 6.9 (240)   78.4 (2769) 21.6 (763)  
Marital status    0.240    0.074    0.023
Single 95.6 (950) 4.4 (44)   89.8 (907) 10.2 (103)   76.7 (779) 23.3 (236)  
Married/Registrated partner 96.5 (3199) 3.5 (117)   92 (3088) 8 (268)   76.2 (2587) 23.8 (810)  
Widower 97.6 (143) 2.1 (3)   93.9 (139) 6.1 (9)   65.6 (101) 34.4 (53)  
Divorced/Separated 97.2 (624) 2.8 (18)   92.6 (604) 7.4 (48)   75.8 (501) 24.2 (160)  
Household income    0.484    0.135    0.000
Low’ 96.2 (835) 3.8 (33)   91.5 (809) 8.5 (75)   71.1 (642) 28.9 (261)  
Middel 96 (1539) 4 (64)   90.9 (1472) 9.1 (148)   74.2 (1219) 25.8 (423)  
High 96.7 (2375) 3.3 (81)   92.6 (2297) 7.4 (184)   78.9 (1969) 21.1 (528)  
  1. 1CAM 1 = Use of a CAM provider minimum 4 times last year.
  2. 2CAM 2 = Use of a CAM provider last year.
  3. 3CAM 3 = Use of a CAM provider, CAM OTC products or CAM technuiques last year.
  4. *Pearson Chi-Square test.
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