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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analysis of between complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use and demographic and clinical factors

From: The use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with cancer: a cross-sectional survey in Saudi Arabia

     95% C.I. for OR
   p OR Lower Upper
Age   0.032* 0.960 0.926 0.996
Gender Female vs. male 0.029* 3.375 1.129 10.087
Marital status Married vs. unmarried 0.175 2.119 0.716 6.269
Education Higher education vs. uneducated 0.856 1.143 0.271 4.818
  Lower education vs. uneducated 0.448 0.634 0.196 2.055
Work status Unemployed vs. employed 0.583 1.380 0.438 4.347
Monthly income ≤SR 6000 vs. >SR 6000 0.242 1.822 0.667 4.981
Cancer stage Non-metastatic vs. metastatic 0.979 0.987 0.359 2.710
Surgery Yes vs. no 0.030* 0.318 0.113 0.896
Radiation Yes vs. no 0.015* 3.036 1.237 7.451
Smoking status Current or former vs. never smoked 0.254 2.133 0.580 7.853
  1. SR: Saudi riyals
  2. *The p value is significant at< 0.05