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Table 4 Value of Research (n = 49)*

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

  Extremely important 1 2 3 4 Not at all important 5
Improving practice 19 (38.8) 17 (34.7) 10 (20.4) 3 (6.1) -
Acceptance (patients) (n = 48) 22 (44.9) 8 (16.3) 12 (24.5) 5 (10.2) 1 (2.0)
Acceptance (health care disciplines) 32 (65.3) 10 (20.4) 5 (10.2) - 2 (4.1)
Acceptance (3 rd party payers) (n = 48) 18 (36.7) 16 (32.7) 6 (12.2) 3 (6.1) 5 (10.2)
Practice Guidelines 15 (30.6) 15 (30.6) 14 (28.6) 1 (2.0) 4 (8.2)
Scientific collaboration 25 (51.0) 14 (28.6) 6 (12.2) - 4 (8.2)
  1. *Values reported in frequencies (%).