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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of study participants (n = 500)

From: Understanding, perceptions and self-use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among Malaysian pharmacy students

Variables n (%)
Gender, No (%)
   Male 116 (23.2)
   Female 384 (76.8)
   Age, y 21.44
Ethnicity, No (%)
   Malay 159 (31.8)
   Chinese 290 (58.0)
   Indian 46 (9.2)
   Others 5 (1.0)
Year of Study, No (%)
   First 125 (25.0)
   Second 125 (25.0)
   Third 125 (25.0)
   Fourth 125 (25.0)
Religion, No (%)
   Islam 160 (32.0)
   Buddhist 207 (41.4)
   Christian 76 (15.2)
   Hindu 40 (8.0)
   Free thinker 3 (0.6)
   Taoism 2 (0.4)
   Sikh 1 (0.2)
   Baha'i 1 (0.2)
Type of University, No (%)
   Public 151 (30.2)
   Private 349 (69.8)