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Table 2 Knowledge Variables

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding gemstone therapeutics in a selected adult population in Pakistan

Knowledge Variables Frequency %
Awareness of use of gemstones for effects on health: (n = 400)
Yes 252 63
No 215 31.2
Don't Know 23 5.8
Awareness of methods of gemstone use other than wearing a ring or necklace: (n = 400)
Yes 111 27.8
No 179 44.7
Don't Know 110 27.5
Awareness of the use of gemstones in different diseases (n = 216) *
Gallstones/Renal Stones 111 51.4
Diabetes 47 21.8
Hypertension 1 0.5
Skin 29 13.4
Reproductive Health 25 11.6
Others 3 1.3
  1. * 216 individuals out of 400 were aware of use of gemstones in different disease states. The percentages for this variable have therefore been computed for a total of 216 respondents.