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Table 3 Follow-up data at the 2nd visit

From: The Nordic back pain subpopulation program: predicting outcome among chiropractic patients in Finland

Variable Subgroups Frequency Percentage
Number of days since 1st treatment 1 d 43 4
  2–6 d 518 53
  7 d 172 17
  1–2 wks 96 10
  > 2 wks 77 9
  Not stated 78 8
SMT at 1st visit Yes 898 91
  No 53 5
  Not stated 33 3
Drop table at 1st visit Yes 433 44
  No 517 52
  Not stated 34 3
Soft tissue therapy at 1st visit Yes 600 61
  No 350 36
  Not stated 34 3
Pelvic blocks at 1st visit Yes 248 25
  No 702 71
  Not stated 34 3
Sacro-Occipital technique at 1st visit Yes 6 1
  No 944 96
  Not stated 34 3
Other technique at 1st visit Yes 191 19
  No 759 77
  Not stated 34 3
Intensity of pain at 2nd visit No pain 155 16
  Mild 440 45
  Moderate 271 28
  Severe 49 5
  Unbearable 8 1
  Not stated 61 6
At least one unsuitable reaction No 832 85
  Yes 152 15
Definitely better in at least one disability aspect (turn in bed, put on socks/shoes etc.) Yes 558 57
  No 426 43