Table 3

Likelihood of confidence in safety of DS among DS users according to demographics, lifestyle, and health characteristics
Extremely/Very confident Somewhat confident Not at all confident
% (N) OR (<99% CI) % (N) OR (<99% CI) % (N) OR (<99% CI)
Sex
 Female (66) 52.2 (35) 1.00 33.5 (22) 1.00 14.2 (19) 1.00
 Male (422) 59.1 (249) 1.32 (0.50, 3.54) 29.5 (125) 0.83 (0.43, 1.60) 11.3 (48) 0.77 (0.33, 1.78)
Racial background
 Caucasian or white (345) 59.3 (205) 1.00 30.1 (104) 1.00 10.7 (37) 1.00
 African American or black (77) 53.6 (41) 0.80 (0.33, 1.93) 32.9 (25) 1.14 (0.64, 2.05) 13.4 (10) 1.30 (0.60, 2.83)
 Other (66) 57.8 (38) 0.94 (0.36, 2.48) 26.7 (18) 0.85 (0.44, 1.64) 15.4 (10) 1.53 (0.67, 3.47)
Age
 18-24 (153) 58.9 (90) 1.00 23.7 (36) 1.00 17.4 (27) 1.00
 25-29 (118) 49.9 (59) 0.70 (0.30, 1.61) 39.0 (46) 2.06 (1.16, 3.65) 11.1 (13) 0.59 (0.27, 1.29)
 30-39 (149) 61.4 (91) 1.11 (0.47, 2.62) 31.2 (46) 1.46 (0.81, 2.63) 7.4 (11) 0.38 (0.17, 0.84)
 40+ (69) 64.0 (44) 1.25 (0.43, 2.63) 26.3 (18) 1.15 (0.54, 2.43) 9.7 (7) 0.51 (0.21, 1.22)
Education
 < Bachelor degree (354) 54.3 (192) 1.00 31.9 (113) 1.00 13.8 (49) 1.00
 ≥ Bachelor degree (134) 68.6 (92) 1.84 (0.78, 4.36) 25.2 (34) 0.72 (0.40, 1.29) 6.2 (8) 0.41 (0.19, 0.93)
Rank
 Enlisted (395) 54.5 (215) 1.00 32.1 (127) 1.00 13.4 (53) 1.00
 Officer (93) 74.0 (69) 2.38 (0.79, 7.21) 21.5 (20) 0.58 (0.27, 1.24) 4.5 (4) 0.30 (0.11, 0.83)
Tobacco Use
 Current (194) 53.4 (103) 1.00 36.3 (70) 1.00 10.3 (20) 1.00
 Former or never (292) 61.5 (179) 1.39 (0.71, 2.75) 25.6 (75) 0.61 (0.38, 0.96) 12.8 (38) 1.29 (0.70, 2.38)
Overall health
 Fair / Poor (51) 52.5 (27) 1.00 33.1 (17) 1.00 14.4 (7) 1.00
 Excellent / Good (435) 58.9 (256) 1.30 (0.48, 3.53) 29.6 (129) 0.85 (0.43, 1.68) 11.5 (50) 0.77 (0.33, 1.79)
Fitness level
 Fair / Poor (115) 44.1 (51) 1.00 40.0 (46) 1.00 15.9 (18) 1.00
 Excellent / Good (373) 62.6 (233) 2.12 (0.95, 4.71) 27.0 (101) 0.56 (0.34, 0.92) 10.4 (39) 0.62 (0.32, 1.18)
Eating habits
 Fair / Poor (173) 46.0 (80) 1.00 40.0 (69) 1.00 14.0 (24) 1.00
 Excellent / Good (313) 65.0 (203) 2.18 (1.07, 4.43) 24.5 (77) 0.49 (0.31, 0.77) 10.5 (33) 0.72 (0.39, 1.33)
Ever enrolled in AWCP
 Yes (53) 50.4 (27) 1.00 38.0 (20) 1.00 11.6 (6) 1.00
 No (431) 59.2 (255) 1.43 (0.48, 4.23) 28.9 (125) 0.66 (0.34, 1.32) 11.9 (51) 1.03 (0.40, 2.64)
Last APFT score
 < 240or unsure (136) 44.9 (62) 1.00 37.5 (52) 1.00 17.7 (24) 1.00
 ≥ 240 (367) 63.5 (221) 2.14 (1.03, 4.46) 27.0 (94) 0.62 (0.39, 0.99) 9.4 (33) 0.49 (0.26, 0.89)
Adverse event
 No (393) 63.4 (249) 1.00 24.7 (97) 1.00 11.9 (47) 1.00
 Yes (95) 36.8 (35) 0.34 (0.14, 0.79) 52.2 (50) 3.33 (1.95, 5.70) 11.0 (10) 0.92 (0.44, 1.93)

Carvey et al.

Carvey et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:182   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-182

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