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Table 4 Odds of CAM use among adults by chronic disease dyads and triads

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use among persons with multiple chronic conditions: results from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey

Disease Combinations Adjusted Odds of CAM Use
aOR [95% CI] p-value
Disease Dyads
ChoBp
 No (ref) 1.04[0.95–1.14] 0.351
 Yes 1.00
ChoDiab
 No (ref) 0.92[0.75–1.11] 0.368
 Yes 1.00
ChoOb
 No (ref) 1.08[0.96–1.21] 0.210
 Yes 1.00
BpDiab
 No (ref) 1.06[0.91–1.24] 0.451
 Yes 1.00
BpOb
 No (ref) 1.05[0.96–1.15] 0.309
 Yes 1.00
DiabOb
 No (ref) 0.70[0.55–0.88] 0.003
 Yes 1.00
Disease Triads
ChoBpDiab
 No (ref) 1.00
 Yes 1.11[0.94–1.32] 0.210
ChoBpOb
 No (ref) 1.00
 Yes 1.22[1.09–1.36] 0.001
ChoDiabOb
 No (ref) 1.00
 Yes 1.41[1.02–1.94] 0.037
BpDiabOb
 No (ref) 1.00
 Yes 0.83[0.67–1.03] 0.083
  1. Disease Dyads: ChoBp = Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertension; ChoDiab = Hypercholesterolemia and Diabetes; ChoOb = Hypercholesterolemia and Obesity; BpDiab = Hypertension and Diabetes; BpOb = Hypertension and Obesity; DiabOb = Diabetes and Obesity
  2. Disease Triads: ChoBpDiab = Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertension and Diabetes; ChoBpOb = Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertension and Obesity; BpDiabOb = Hypertension and Diabetes and Obesity; ChoDiabOb = Hypercholesterolemia and Diabetes and Obesity