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Table 2 Chi-squared analysis results for heart disease distribution among CAM users and non-CAM users

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

  CAM Usage, n (%; SE [%])  
Type of heart disease Yes (n = 185) No (n = 144) Pvalue for the chi-squared test
Ischaemic heart disease 104 (62.7; 3.56) 82 (62.1; 4.04) 0.925
Cardiomyopathy 12 (7.2; 1.90) 10 (7.6; 2.01) 0.91
Cardiac arrhythmia 6 (3.6; 1.37) 4 (3.0; 1.42) 0.779
Valvular heart disease 13 (7.8; 1.97) 13 (9.8; 2.48) 0.544
Other 31 (18.7; 2.87) 23 (17.4; 3.16) 0.88
  1. CAM = complementary and alternative medicine; SE = standard error.
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