Multivariable regression analyses were used to examine the association between sex and CAM use. A significantly higher percentage of women compared to men had ever used CAM (51.5% versus 44.3%); women were more likely to have ever used CAM (AOR = 1.49, 95% CI = 1.35–1.65).
Among CAM users, a higher percentage of women compared to men used CAM in the past 12 months (53.5% vs.
Cybersex can oftentimes employ the use of webcams, by which those engaging in cybersex can physically view the other participants.
Cybersex, often simply referred to as cyber, is intended to be undertaken for sexual stimulation and arousal, regardless of whether or not real life masturbation is taking place.
However, cybersex is considered illegal in the situation in where an adult engages in cybersex with a minor.
The participants were interviewed in 2012 and the reference period for the questions in the survey varied from 1 week to 12 months prior to the interview date.
The study included adults (age 21 years) with no missing data on CAM use variables and who had multiple chronic conditions.
This also includes not necessarily the actual act of cybersex, but also the solicitation to engage in cyber activities.
Soliciting cyber, as well as sending sexually explicit messages, pictures, and material to a minor is considered illegal in the United States.
The NHIS contains both core (household composition, family, sample child, and sample adults) and supplemental files.