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Table 3 Belief Variables

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

Belief Variables Frequency (n = 400) %
Belief that gemstones have an impact on health
Yes 156 39
No 218 54.5
Don't Know 26 6.5
Belief that gemstones increase physical strength
Yes 154 38.5
No 93 23.2
Don't Know 153 38.2
Opinion that gemstone use is a superstitious belief
Yes 247 61.8
No 98 24.5
Don't Know 55 13.8
Opinion that gemstone use is based on religious beliefs
Yes 110 27.5
No 98 24.5
Don't Know 192 48
Belief that gemstones change colors with one's health
Yes 104 26
No 78 19.5
Don't Know 218 54.5