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Table 3 Associations with the prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage for total sample and by gender

From: The impact of uncertainty in society on the use of traditional, complementary and alternative medicine: a comparative study on visits to alternative/traditional/folk health care practitioners

  Prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage Prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage for men Prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage for women Gini index Unemployment rate Ageing rate GDP per capita
Prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage for total sample 1.000 0.963 0.977 0.314 −0.549 − 0.373 0.165
  (< 0.001) (< 0.001) (0.085) (0.001) (0.039) (0.374)
Prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage for men   1.000 0.901 0.400 −0.435 −0.420 0.011
   (< 0.001) (0.026) (0.015) (0.019) (0.954)
Prevalence of TCAM practitioner usage for women    1.000 0.237 −0.610 − 0.299 0.269
    (0.199) (< 0.001) (0.102) (0.143)
Gini index     1.000 0.159 −0.417 −0.557
     (0.394) (0.020) (0.001)
Unemployment rate      1.000 0.211 −0.422
      (0.254) (0.018)
Ageing rate       1.000 0.376
       (0.037)
GDP per capita        1.000
  1. Values in parentheses represent P-values