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Table 1 Sociodemographic profile of the 329 patients

From: Complementary and alternative medicine usage among cardiac patients: a descriptive study

Variable n % SE (P)
Sex    
 Male 207 62.9 2.67
 Female 121 36.8 2.66
Age (y)    
 <40 11 3.3 0.98
 41–50 58 17.6 2.10
 51–60 72 22.8 2.31
 >60 158 56.2 2.74
Marital status    
 Single 14 4.3 1.12
 Married 264 8.2 1.51
 Other 16 4.8 1.18
Unknown 12 3.6 1.03
Ethnicity    
 Afro-Trinidadian 80 24.3 2.36
 Indo-Trinidadian 238 72.3 2.47
 Other (including mixed race) 11 3.3 0.98
Highest level of education    
 Primary 213 64.7 2.63
 Secondary 103 31.2 2.56
 Other 2 0.6 0.43
Unknown 6 1.8 0.73
Employment status    
 Employed 62 18.8 2.15
 Unemployed 256 77.8 2.29
 Unknown 11 3.3 0.98
Religion    
 Hindu 180 54.7 2.74
 Islam 27 8.2 1.51
 Christian 75 22.8 2.31
 Other 39 11.9 1.79
 Unknown 8 2.4 0.84
  1. SE = standard error.
  2. Note: The denominators do not add up to 100% because of missing values and rounding off.
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