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Table 5 Association that gemstone use is based on superstitious beliefs

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

Variables Opinion that gemstone use for health improvement is based on a superstitious belief (n = 400)
  Yes No Don't Know p-values
Gender     
Male 113 62 20 0.002
Female 134 36 35  
Socioeconomic Status     
< 5,000 Rs 35 6 4 0.002
5 – 10,000 Rs 49 35 10  
10 – 50,000 Rs 124 52 30  
> 50, 0000 Rs 39 5 11  
Education     
Can only read and write name 7 2 4  
Upto Class 8 6 16 0 < 0.001
Upto Class 12 61 50 12  
Graduate/Post graduate/Diploma 173 30 39  
Occupation     
Student 32 3 6  
Self-employed 43 26 3 0.023
Private Service 48 24 18  
Government Service 33 10 6  
Unemployed 5 1 0  
Retired 20 5 2  
Housewife 62 28 20  
Others 4 1 0