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Table 6 Prediction of treatment success (mean complaint improvement >2 pts on a NRS from 0–10) from a logistic regression analysis

From: How healthy are chronically ill patients after eight years of homeopathic treatment? – Results from a long term observational study

Predictor Odds-ratio p-value
Mean complaint at baseline (each pt) 1.74 (1.63 to 1.85) <.001
Age (each 10 years) 0.83 (0.78 to 0.88) <.001
Men (vs women) 0.73 (0.59 to 0.89) 0.003
Additional non-homeopathic co-medication 0.46 (0.37 to 0.56) <.001
Additional treatment at naturopath 0.72 (0.57 to 0.90) 0.003
Additional treatment: Cupping 0.46 (0.23 to 0.91) 0.025
Additional treatment: Osteopathy 0.63 (0.38 to 1.06) 0.081
Diagnosis: allergy (ICD9: 995.3) 0.63 (0.43 to 0.91) 0.014
Diagnosis: allergic rhinitis (ICD9: 477.9) 0.66 (0.47 to 0.92) 0.013
Diagnosis: multiple infections (ICD9: 796.9) 1.60 (1.09 to 2.34) 0.016
Diagnosis: headache (ICD9: 784.0) 0.68 (0.48 to 0.97) 0.033