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Table 2 Mean difference between Chiro and Nursing students

From: Knowledge, attitude, influences and use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among chiropractic and nursing students

Modality Mean [(SE) of difference 95%CI Mean Diff P value
1. Nutrition 0.084 (0.1) (−0.033, 0.202) 0.160
2. Massage 0.342 (0.1) (0.212, 0.472) <0.001
3. Spirituality / Prayer −0.437 (0.1) (−0.596, −0.278) <0.001
4. Chiropractic 1.073 (0.1) (0.956, 1.19) <0.001
5. Homeopathy 0.003 (0.1) (−0.136, 0.141) 0.97
6. Naturopathy −0.017 (0.1) (−0.159, 0.126) 0.819
7. Acupuncture 0.152 (0.1) (0.022, 0.282) 0.022
8. Meditation −0.167 (0.1) (−0.294, −0.039) 0.010
9. Reiki −0.285 (0.1) (−0.434, −0.136) <0.001
10. Tai Chi −0.02 (0.1) (−0.152, 0.112) 0.77
11. Osteopathy 0.442 (0.1) (0.313, 0.571) <0.001
12. Hypnosis −0.247 (0.1) (−0.376, −0.118) <0.001
13. Ayurveda −0.058 (0.1) (−0.181, 0.066) 0.359
14. Biofeedback 0.089 (0.1) (−0.024, 0.202) 0.124
15. Yoga −0.056 (0.1) (−0.192, 0.079) 0.412
  1. Only 8 therapies (Modalities 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12) are statistically different, p < 0.05