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Table 1 How 11 Danish chiropractors, who use maintenance care, would choose their continued case management strategies in nine hypothetical case scenarios for a patient with low back pain

From: The Nordic Maintenance Care Program – An interview study on the use of maintenance care in a selected group of Danish chiropractors

The nine case scenarios Strategy A "2nd opinion" Strategy B "Quick-fix" Strategy C "Try again" Strategy D "Ext. help – keep in touch" Strategy E "Symptom-guided MC" Strategy F "Clinical findings-guided MC" Several replies
1.        
DK 0 55 18 0 9 18 0
S 0 54 2 0 20 19 2
2.        
DK 0 27 18 0 36 18 0
S 0 14 3 0 44 30 2
3.        
DK 0 0 64 18 9 0 9
S 20 0 42 12 8 10 0
4.        
DK 0 0 0 0 72 28 0
S 0 7 3 3 46 34 0
5.        
DK 9 0 36 9 27 18 0
S 14 0 25 17 10 24 2
6.        
DK 0 0 55 27 18 0 0
S 5 0 37 29 7 10 2
7.        
DK 0 0 55 9 18 18 0
S 15 2 32 15 12 8 2
8.        
DK 55 0 27 0 0 0 18
S 59 0 14 14 0 0 2
9.        
DK 45 0 18 27 0 0 9
S 59 0 8 19 0 0 2
  1. Descriptions of the nine case scenarios (1–9) and the six main management strategies (A-F) are found in Additional files 1 and 2. The estimates from a previous Swedish survey (N = 59) have been incorporated in the table, listed below those from the Danish interview. The results are reported as percentages and the largest estimate for each case scenario has been highlighted.
  2. DK = Results from present Danish interview
  3. S = Results from previous Swedish survey (3)
  4. MC = Maintenance care