Table 4: Predictors of traditional herbal medicines use.

Crude OR (95% CI)

Age1.01 (0.99–1.03)
Gender
 Male1.00
 Female1.14 (0.70–1.93)
Marital status
 Never married1.00
 Married or cohabiting1.48 (0.90–2.42)
 Divorced, widowed, or separated1.60 (0.94–2.71)
Education
 None or primary1.00
 Secondary0.56 (0.36–0.88)
 Tertiary or other0.67 (0.29–1.47)
Employed
 No1.00
 Yes1.48 (0.84–2.56)
Income per month
 R0–R19991.00
 R2000–R50001.64 (0.95–2.78)
R50002.97 (0.81–10.89)
Religion
 Other1.00
 Christian0.64 (0.25–1.75)
Medical insurance
 No1.00
 Yes2.27 (0.84–5.90)
Number of people in household1.00 (0.93–1.07)
Health compared to last year
 Same as last year1.00
 Better than 1 year ago1.72 (1.04–2.91)
 Worse than 1 year ago1.60 (0.80–3.18)
Have current health condition
 No1.00
 Yes2.04 (1.28–3.34)
Uses conventional medication
 No1.00
 Yes1.17 (0.76–1.81)
Sees a family doctor
 No1.00
 Yes2.26 (1.48–3.46)
Sees a hospital doctor
 No1.00
 Yes0.67 (0.38–1.19)
Sees a specialist doctor
 No1.00
 Yes2.38 (1.40–4.00)
Sees a traditional healer
 No1.00
 Yes8.66 (3.50–24.52)
Has a noncommunicable disease
 No1.00
 Yes1.35 (0.89–2.07)
Migrant
 Yes1.00
 No0.59 (0.39–0.90)