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Table 2 Contingency table of Patient characteristics and CAM use

From: Characteristics of users and implications for the use of complementary and alternative medicine in Ghanaian cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy and chemotherapy: a cross- sectional study

  CAM USE   chi square
observed expected p-value (X2)
Male     
Yes 29 36.7   
No 43 35.3   
Sex    0.004 8.206
Female     
Yes 19 13.3   
No 7 12.7   
>50 27 25.7   
Yes     
No 45 46.3   
Age Range    0.539 0.385
≤50     
Yes 18 16.7   
No 8 9.3   
Married     
Yes 42 40.4   
No 30 31.6 0.463 0.561
Marital Status     
Single and Divorce     
Yes 13 14.6   
No 13 11.4   
Basic     
Yes 35 36.7   
No 37 35.3 0.427 0.63
Level of Education     
Secondary and Tertiary     
Yes 15 13.3   
No 11 12.7   
Head and Neck     
Yes 12 10   
No 17 14   
Breast     
Yes 38 34   
No 5 14 0.665 21.9
Cancer Cases 3 5   
Abdomino-Pelvic     
Yes     
No 4 7   
Other     
Yes 13 17   
No 16 7   
Curative 47 47.9   
Yes     
No 19 15.5   
Treatment Intent    0.032 6.9
Palliative     
Yes 21 20.1   
No 3 6.51