Table 2: Factors associated with CHM use in the multivariate logistic regression.

Background Odds ratio95% CI

Age (years)
 <401.00Reference
 40–601.440.74−2.81
 >600.880.54−1.44
Gender
 Male1.00Reference
 Female1.120.72−1.75
Marital status
 Never1.00Reference
 Married0.700.50−0.98
Others1.160.43−3.14
Activity of daily living
 Free1.00Reference
 Somewhat limited0.830.23−2.97
 Bed rest (≥50% of each day)1.030.17−6.08
Education (years)
 01.00Reference
 −90.230.06−0.80
 −120.540.31−0.94
 ≥130.460.27−0.79
Practicing religion
 No1.00Reference
 Yes1.490.81−2.74
Annual income (RMB)
 −240001.00Reference
 −600003.010.47−19.13
 −1200003.420.53−22.11
 >1200003.500.46−26.46
Previous history of CHM use
 No1.00Reference
 Yes10.696.94−16.45
Staging
 Early stage1.00Reference
 Advanced stage2.561.35−3.90
Duration of cancer since diagnosis (months)
 −61.00Reference
 −240.130.04−0.38
 −600.320.10−0.99
 >600.920.24−3.48