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Table 4 Multiple Logistic Regression 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

Variable OR 95% CI
Main Effects   
Gender   
   Male 1.00  
   Female 1.12 (0.60–2.11)
Age (yrs)   
   < 30 1.00  
   ≥ 30 1.37 (0.74–2.55)
Race/Ethnicity   
   African-American 1.00  
   White & Hispanic 2.42* (1.33–4.40)
Education   
   < College 1.00  
   ≥ College 1.11 (0.58–2.15)
Immigrant Family History   
   No 1.00  
   Yes 2.23* (1.20–4.14)
Herbal Use by Other Family Member   
   No 1.00  
   Yes 7.98* (4.48–14.18)
Clinic Type   
   High SES Clinic 1.00  
   Low SES Clinic 0.80 (0.40–1.60)
Interactions   
Immigrant Family History * Herbal Use by Other Family Members   
  19.39 (8.11–46.38)
  1. *p < 0.05