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Table 4 Multivariate predictors of CAM use

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use amongst patients with cardiovascular disease in Singapore

  Prevalence ratio 95 % CI for prevalence ratio p-value
Sex
 Male 0.880 0.597 to 1.299 0.521
Ethnicity
 Others 0.622 0.305 to 1.267 0.191
 Indian 0.851 0.510 to 1.421 0.537
 Malay 0.351 0.147 to 0.838 0.018
 Chinese*    
Age 0.995 0.979 to 1.011 0.535
Education
 Diploma/A Level 0.974 0.625 to 1.518 0.909
 Degree/Postgraduate 0.678 0.426 to 1.079 0.101
  < Secondary school/ITE*    
Occupation
 Blue collar 1.157 0.654 to 2.047 0.616
 White collar 1.218 0.787 to 1.884 0.376
 Retired/unemployed*    
Housing
  ≤ 3 room public flat 0.979 0.517 to 1.852 0.947
 4–5 room public flat 0.835 0.561 to 1.243 0.375
 Private Property*    
  1. *Reference group