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Table 3 Reading and Research Habits (n = 49)

From: A survey of chiropractors practicing in Germany: practice characteristics, professional reading habits, and attitudes and perceptions toward research

Variable Frequency (%)*
Reported to read scientific journals (n = 48) 42 (86)
Reading hours per week [mean (SD)] (n = 44) 3 (5.0)
Ever published in a scientific journal 2 (4)
Use of electronic databases (n = 48)  
   EMBASE 0 (0)
   Index to Chiropractic Literature (ICL) 2 (4)
   MANTIS 3 (6)
   Medline (PubMed) 24 (49)
   Other 3 (6)
   None 18 (39)
Journals read (n = 37)  
   Backspace 3 (6)
   Backtalk 2 (4)
   Chiropractic Journal 3 (6)
   Chiropractic Report 15 (31)
   Dynamic Chiropractic 4 (8)
   FCER 2 (4)
   JMPT 11 (22)
   Manual Medicine 2 (4)
   Manual Therapies 2 (4)
   Manuelle Medizin 4 (8)
   Today's Chiropractic 2 (4)
   Other 19 (39)
Willing to support research in Germany (n = 48) 45 (92)
Give money 13 (27)
Fill out surveys 31 (63)
Provide patient data 31 (63)
Participate in practice-base research 15 (31)
Write or edit manuscripts 6 (12)
Other 2 (4)
  1. *Values reported in frequencies (%) unless otherwise noted.