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Table 4 Predictors of CAM use among patients with dengue fever (N = 306)

From: Complementary alternative medicine use among patients with dengue fever in the hospital setting: a cross-sectional study in Malaysia

Variables OR 95 % C.I.   Sig.
  Lower Upper  
Education level     0.02
 Tertiary level 5.76 1.62 20.45 0.01
 Secondary level 3.80 1.12 12.93 0.03
 Primary and below 1.00    
Religion Muslim 1.16 0.05 24.75 0.92
 Non-Muslims 1.00    
Category income     0.42
 > RM5000 2.30 0.62 8.45 0.21
 RM2501–RM5000 1.30 0.64 2.64 0.47
 RM0–RM2500 1.00    0.33
Ethnicity Malay 1.62 0.78 3.37 0.19
 Non-Malays 1.00    
Category duration     0.19
 ≥ 7 days 2.73 0.91 8.20 0.07
 4–6 days 2.17 0.81 5.81 0.12
 1–3 days 1.00    
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