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Table 3 Univariate Analysis of Factors Associated with Herbal Use Among Urban Multiethnic Primary Care Patients (n = 302)

From: Factors associated with herbal use among urban multiethnic primary care patients: a cross-sectional survey

Variables Total Herbal Use n (%) X2 p-value
Gender    
   Male 91 32(35.2) 0.9
   Female 210 75(35.7)  
Age (yrs)    
   < 30 106 34(32.1) 0.4
   ≥ 30 196 73(37.2)  
Race/Ethnicity    
   African-American 136 30(22.1) <0.0001
   White & Hispanic 166 77(46.4)  
Education    
   < College 165 57(34.6) 0.8
   ≥ College 136 49(36.0)  
Immigrant Family History    
   No 199 56(28.1) 0.0001
   Yes 96 49(51.0)  
Herbal Use by Other Family Members    
   No 180 31(17.2) <0.0001
   Yes 122 76(62.3)  
Clinic Type    
   High SES Clinic 106 35(33.0) 0.5
   Low SES Clinic 196 72(36.7)