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Table 2 Results of the diagnostic classification in a practice based study with 7 chiropractors.

From: The Nordic back pain subpopulation program: Can low back pain patterns be predicted from the first consultation with a chiropractor? A longitudinal pilot study

Primary diagnostic class Number (%)
n = 137
% of male patients
n = 76
% of female patients
n = 61
Number (%) study population
n = 76
Lumbar dysfunction 44 (32) 39 23 25 (32)
Disc pain 38 (27) 23 32 22 (29)
SI-joint pain 23 (17) 10 24 15 (20)
Facet joint pain 9 (6) 8 5 3 (4)
Muscle pain 7 (5) 6 3 6 (8)
Nerve root compression 4 (3) 1 5 1 (1)
Postural syndrome 3 (2) 3 2 2 (3)
Inconclusive 5 (4) 4 3 2 (3)
Missing data 2 (1) 1 2 0