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Table 3 College and study year-wise prevalence of multivitamins, glucosamine/Omega 3 FA and whey protein

From: Dietary supplement use among undergraduate male students in health and non-health cluster colleges of a public-sector university in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

  Prevalence % (95% CI)
Multivitamins Glucosamine/Omega 3 FA Whey protein
Colleges
 Pharmacy 18.6 (10.3–29.7) 10 (4.1–19.5) 22.9 (13.7–34.5)
 Medicine 21.7 (13.8–31.6) 6.5 (2.4–13.7) 25 (16.6–35.1)
 Nursing 9.1 (1.1–29.2) 9.1 (1.1–29.2) 12.5 (2.7–32.4)
 Applied Medical Science 18.2 (8.2–32.8) 10 (2.8–23.7) 16.3 (6.8–30.7)
 Sharia and law 9.3 (2.6–22.2) 2.5 (0.1–13.2) 4.9 (0.6–16.5)
 Architecture and planning 10.9 (4.5–21.3) 9.5 (3.6–19.6) 13.6 (6.4–24.3)
 Engineering 18.2 (8.2–32.7) 12.2 (4.1–26.2) 12.2 (4.1–26.2)
 Applied studies and community service 10 (2.1–26.5) 12.9 (3.6–29.8)
 Business 23.2 (3–36.4) 2.3 (0.1–12) 17.3 (8.2–3.3)
 Science 16.1 (7.6–28.3) 6 (1.3–16.6) 9.6 (3.2–21)
Study year
 Prep year 15.2 (8.7–23.8) 3.5 (0.7–9.8) 6.7 (2.5–14)
 2nd year 9.8 (5.6–15.7) 7.4 (3.7–12.8) 10.4 (6.1–16.3)
 3rd year 17.8 (11.3–26.2) 8.9 (4.2–16.2) 13.2 (7.4–21.2)
 4th year 21.3 (12.7–32.3) 6.4 (1.8–15.5) 19.2 (10.9–30.1)
 5th year 16.8 (10.3–25.3) 6.3 (2.4–13.2) 23.4 (16.5–32.7)
 6th year 30 (6.7–65.2) 22.2 (2.8–60.1) 22.2 (2.8–60.1)