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Table 3 Hazard Ratios and 95% confidence intervals of fracture risk associated with cumulative use day of traditional Chinese herb medicine among osteoporosis patients

From: Decreased fracture incidence with traditional Chinese medicine therapy in patients with osteoporosis: a nationwide population-based cohort study

TCM used (days per year) N No. of Event Hazard Ratio (95% CI) Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
Crude Adjusted Crude Adjusted
Non-TCM users or Chinese herb users < 30 days per year 1245 269 1(reference) 1(reference)
Chinese herb users (≥ 30 days per year)
 30–180 days per year 270 43 0.63 (0.46–0.87)** 0.60 (0.43–0.84)** 1(reference) 1(reference)
 180 days per year 93 11 0.42 (0.23–0.78)** 0.37 (0.20–0.68)** 0.65 (0.33–1.25) 0.63 (0.32–1.24)
  1. Crude HR* represented relative hazard ratio; Adjusted HR represented adjusted hazard ratio: mutually adjusted for age, gender, baseline comorbidity, and urbanization level in Cox proportional hazard regression
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001