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Table 4 Table describing who takes the initiative for the next appointment, the chiropractor, the patient or both in a survey of maintenance and non-maintenance care patients treated by Danish and Norwegian chiropractors.

From: The Nordic Maintenance Care Program - Time intervals between treatments of patients with low back pain: how close and who decides?

DENMARK Initiative taken by Maintenance care patient (n = 103) Non-maintenance care patients (n = 318)
Chiropractor 61% (51-71%) 74% (69-79%)
Patient 7% (3-14%) 4% (2-7%)
Both 27% (19-37%) 16% (12-21%)
Missing 5% (2-11%) 6% (4-9%)
  100% 100%
NORWAY Initiative taken by Maintenance care patient (n = 106) Non-maintenance care patients (n = 224)
Chiropractor 47% (37-57%) 47% (40-54%)
Patient 10% (5-18%) 9% (6-13%)
Both 43% (2-11%) 40% (34-47%)
Missing 0% 4% (2-7%)
  100% 100%
  1. Percentage (95% confidence interval)