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Table 3 Prediction of CAM use - multivariate analysis

From: Complementary and Alternative Medicine use in women during pregnancy: do their healthcare providers know?

Category of CAM use Year - 2013 OR 95% CI
Any CAM Maternal age 1.11 1.04 – 1.18
CAM excluding prayer College education 2.98 1.23 – 7.21
Maternal age 1.10 1.019 – 1.20
US born 5.30 1.45 – 19.41
Employed outside home 0.30 0.13 – 0.71
  Previous pregnancy 0.21 0.08 – 0.51
CAM excluding prayer, special diet, and supplements College education 3.33 1.60 – 5.52
US born 3.89 1.06 – 14.32
  Midwife 2.89 1.05 – 7.94
  2006 & 2013 combined data OR 95% CI
Any CAM College education 3.31 2.04 – 5.37
  Vaginal delivery 2.02 1.21 - 3.37
CAM excluding prayer College education 3.05 1.94 – 4.79
Year 2013 0.61 0.39 – 0.95
  Vaginal delivery 1.56 0.99 - 2.58
CAM excluding prayer, dietary supplements College education 2.76 1.75 – 4.37
  Vaginal delivery 1.53 0.98 - 2.38
  1. Although models were statistically significant, the ability to accurately predict CAM use or non-use was clinically poor (61 -73%). Maternal factors evaluated were as follows: maternal age, race/ethnicity, US-born, previous pregnancy, use of a midwife, public insurance, employed outside of the home, marital status, any college education and mode of delivery.