Table 2: Weighted multinomial logistic regression of sociodemographic characteristics of recent and former acupuncture user versus nonusers.

Sociodemographics ( ,393)Relative Risk Ratios (95% CI)Relative Risk Ratios (95% CI)
Recent usersFormer users

Age (18–40)
 41–641.76 (1.29–2.41)***2.21 (1.79–2.74)***
 65+0.96 (.61–1.52)2.39 (1.87–3.05)***
Female1.83 (1.39–2.41)***1.29 (1.10–1.52)**
Hispanic origin.90 (.57–1.42).90 (.69–1.17)
Race (White)
 Black.45 (.25–.82)*.53 (.41–.67)***
 Asian1.56 (1.00–2.45)1.52 (1.13–2.03)**
 Other.60 (.26–1.40)1.42 (.91–2.24)
US citizen1.34 (1.09–1.65)**1.04 (.89–1.23)
US born0.80 (.56–1.16).83 (.65–1.04)
Education (<12 years)
 HS graduate2.05 (1.06–3.95)*1.84 (1.38–2.48)***
 Some college4.22 (2.23–8.01)***2.93 (2.19–3.91)***
 College above6.85 (3.65–12.88)***3.86 (2.91–5.11)***
Health status poor to good1.07 (1.03–1.09)***1.05 (1.03–1.07)***
Not married1.00 (.99–1.02)1.00 (.99–1.01)
Region (Northeast)
 North central/midwest.59 (.38–.93)*.95 (.73–1.23)
 South.76 (.52–1.11).88 (.70–1.11)
 West1.55 (1.08–2.23)*1.77 (4.43–2.19)***

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