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Table 2 Prevalence of Use of Alternative Providers, Products, and Practices and Logistic Regression Results for Each, by BMI Status, NHIS 2012 (N = 33,594)

From: A dual continuum model of the reasons for use of complementary health approaches among overweight and obese adults: findings from the 2012 NHIS

  % p-value1 AOR 95% CI p-value2
Providers 15.67     
 Under/Normal 17.10 <.0001 1.00   
 Overweight 15.55   0.95 (0.88, 1.04) 0.267
 Obese 13.97   0.78 (0.71, 0.87) <.0001
Products 19.22     
 Under/Normal 20.46 .0006 1.00   
 Overweight 18.88   0.89 (0.82, 0.97) 0.010
 Obese 18.02   0.78 (0.71, 0.85) <.0001
Practices 14.65     
 Under /Normal 18.94 <.0001 1.00   
 Overweight 12.94   0.78 (0.71, 0.86) <.0001
 Obese 11.19   0.59 (0.53, 0.65) <.0001
  1. Note: 1 p-values for bivariate design-based F test. 2 p-value for multivariate regressions. Results from 3 separate multivariate models that also included gender, age, race/ethnicity, nativity status, educational attainment, income, marital status, functional limitations, K6 score, number of chronic conditions, and number of health behaviors. All percentages and analyses are weighted, see text for additional information