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Table 7 Association of use of gemstones with effects on health

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

Variables Use of gemstones for impact on health (n = 400)
  Yes No p-values
Age in years
18 – 28 18 85 < 0.001
29 – 39 49 77  
40 – 50 35 44  
51 – 61 39 28  
62 – 72 11 14  
Occupation Use
Student 5 36  
Self-employed 25 47 < 0.001
Private Service 32 58  
Government Service 21 28  
Unemployed 0 6  
Retired 17 10  
Housewife 50 60  
Others 2 3  
Marital Status
Married 111 134  
Single 34 106 < 0.001  
Divorced 1 0  
Widowed 6 8  
Friends or Family Using Gemstones to Improve Health
Yes 83 83  
No 60 133 < 0.001  
Don't Know 9 32