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Table 3 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals of use of traditional Chinese medicine among children in association with socioeconomic status by sex

From: The association between socioeconomic status and traditional chinese medicine use among children in Taiwan

  Socioeconomic status, scores  
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th  
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) P for Trend
Boys          
   Model 1 1.00 (reference) 0.91 (0.55-1.49) 0.93 (0.59-1.49) 1.10 (0.69-1.74) 0.65
   Model 2 1.00 (reference) 0.82 (0.47-1.45) 0.98 (0.59-1.62) 1.13 (0.68-1.87) 0.49
   Model 3 1.00 (reference) 0.82 (0.46-1.44) 0.96 (0.58-1.59) 1.04 (0.62-1.75) 0.71
   Model 4 1.00 (reference) 0.80 (0.45-1.41) 0.95 (0.57-1.59) 1.07 (0.63-1.79) 0.64
Girls          
   Model 1 1.00 (reference) 0.76 (0.41-1.42) 1.57 (0.94-2.64) 2.02 (1.20-3.39) 0.0006
   Model 2 1.00 (reference) 0.70 (0.36-1.36) 1.29 (0.75-2.23) 1.82 (1.06-3.10) 0.005
   Model 3 1.00 (reference) 0.69 (0.36-1.34) 1.31 (0.76-2.25) 1.96 (1.14-3.38) 0.002
   Model 4 1.00 (reference) 0.69 (0.35-1.35) 1.29 (0.74-2.24) 2.17 (1.24-3.78) 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.
  2. Model 1: adjusted pediatric sex and age.
  3. Model 2: adjusted pediatric sex, age, body mass index, use of allopathic medicine, household leader's smoking, alcohol drinking.
  4. Model 3: adjusted covariates in model 2 plus urbanization.
  5. Model 4: adjusted covariates in model 3 plus household leader's use of traditional Chinese medicine.