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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis for determining factors affecting CAM use

From: Use of complementary and alternative medicine in pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey on Iraqi women

Characteristic Group OR 95 % CI p Value
Residence Urban     RC
Rural 2.015 1.194 3.401 0.009**
Occupation Yes     RC
No (Housewife) 2.749 1.161 6.512 0.022*
Education level No schooling     RC
Elementary school 1.261 0.634 2.510 0.508
Middle school or higher 1.729 0.855 3.496 0.127
Monthly income <500,000 ID     RC
500,001–800,000 ID 1.910 1.032 3.555 0.039*
>800,001 ID 2.060 1.055 4.033 0.034*
Perceived health status Unhealthy     RC
Average 2.608 1.346 5.056 .005**
Healthy 2.595 1.255 5.365 .010*
Previous history of pregnancy No     RC
Yes 1.272 0.807 2.005 0.299
Use of contraception No     RC
Yes 2.039 1.249 3.329 0.004**
  1. RC = Reference category
  2. *p Value <0.05
  3. **p Value <0.01