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Table 1 Demographic data

From: Homeopathic and conventional treatment for acute respiratory and ear complaints: A comparative study on outcome in the primary care setting

Children Homeopathy, n = 407 Conventional n = 252 p-value, if < 0.05
Male (%) 51.1 50.0  
Female (%) 48.9 50.0  
Age 6.6 ± 4.3 7.4 ± 4.7 = 0.0282a
BMI 16.6 ± 3.0 17.9 ± 3.7 = 0.0001a
Adults Homeopathy n = 445 Conventional n = 462 p -value, if < 0.05
Male (%) 24.0 32.3 = 0.0064b
Female (%) 76.0 67.7  
Age 37.1 ± 12.5 39.6 ± 13.9 = 0.0124a
BMI 24.3 ± 4.8 25.0 ± 4.5 = 0.0031a
Smoking (%) 16.2 22.3  
  1. Full-set analysis values are either expressed as % of total or as mean ± SD, aWilcoxon rank-sum test, bFisher's exact test.