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Table 2 Multivariate logistic regression for correlates of CAM use in the study population (n = 180)

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use and its association with quality of life among Lebanese breast cancer patients: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic OR (95 % CI)a
Age (years) 0.96 (0.92-0.99)
Recruitment site  
 Private academic medical center 1
 Philanthropic general hospital 0.13 (0.05-0.35)
Marital status  
 Single 1
 Married 1.90 (0.69-5.24)
Education level  
 High school or less 1
 University degree 0.53 (0.16-1.73)
Type of health insurance  
 Private 1
 Public 0.88 (0.39-1.96)
Monthly incomeb  
  < 500$ 1
 500-1000$ 0.53 (0.16-1.73)
  > 1000$ 0.45 (0.13-1.53)
Family history of breast cancer  
 No 1
 Yes 0.94 (0.46-1.91)
State of breast cancer  
 Early stage 1
 Locally advanced 4.20 (1.65-10.69)
 Metastatic 1.86 (0.79-4.40)
  1. aResults in bold are significant at p < 0.05
  2. bThe symbol ‘$’ in this table refers to U.S. dollars