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Table 4 Bivariate logistic regression model with odds ratio of demand for CAM, adjusted for participants’ characteristics

From: Demand for integrative medicine among women in pregnancy and childbed: a German survey on patients’ needs

  Demand for CAM
Characteristics Odds ratio 95% CI p-value
Lower Upper
Age 0.650
 18–27 1.00 (reference)
 28–37 1.34 0.71 2.52
 38–48 1.36 0.57 3.23
BMI 0.152
 Normal weight (18–25) 1.00 (reference)
 Underweight (< 18, 5) 4.15 0.76 22.57
 Overweight (25–30) 1.61 0.84 3.09
 Obese (> 30) 0.78 0.35 1.75
Marital status 1.000
 Unmarried 1.00 (reference)
 Married/partner 1.00 0.53 1.89
Employment 0.313
 Unemployed 1.00 (reference)
 Employed 1.40 0.73 2.71
Education
 No graduation/secondary modern school (9 years) 1.00 (reference) 0.001
 Secondary modern school (10 years) 2.53 1.13 5.66
 Grammar school 4.20 2.00 8.84
Physical activity 0.078
 Never/sometimes 1.00 (reference)   
 1-2× per week 1.77 0.98 3.20
 3-4× per week/daily 0.58 0.29 1.18
CAM use < 0.001
 No CAM user 1.00 (reference)
 CAM user 2.59 1.58 4.27