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Table 1 Demographics and practice characteristics for DC’s who responded to the survey on identifying life threatening conditions in their offices [N = 576 (98%)]

From: Self-reported recognition of undiagnosed life threatening conditions in chiropractic practice: a random survey

  N(%)
Gender  
 Male 452 (79.4)
 Female 117 (20.6)
Years In practice  
 Education dominant 27(4.7)
 Education/Experience mixed 198 (34.6)
 Experience dominant 348 (60.7)
Traditional Chiro 221 (39.7)
Rural setting 128 (22.3)
Suburban 266 (46.3)
Urban 142 (24.7)
Multi-Discipline 59 (10.3)
Veterans 0 (0)
Solo 300 (52.3)
Multi DC 121 (21.0)
Other Healthcare Experience 63 (11.0)
College of Graduation  
 Palmer CC Davenport (M) 126 (23.2)
 National University (L) 53 (9.8)
 Life University (C) 51 (9.4)
 Logan (M) 47 (8.7)
 New York CC (M) 39 (7.2)
 Northwestern HS Univ. (M) 33 (6.1)
 Parker CC (M) 32 (5.9)
 Southern California Univ. of HS (L) 31 (5.8)
 Cleveland CC KS (M) 26 (4.8)
 University of Western States CC (L) 21 (3.9)
 Texas CC (L) 20 (3.7)
 Palmer CC WEST (M) 18 (3.3)
 Sherman CC (C) 18 (3.3)
 Cleveland LA (M) 11 (2.0)
 Life CC WEST (C) 11 (2.0)
 University of Bridgeport (L) 3 (.6)
 Canadian Memorial CC 1 (.2)
 Palmer CC Florida (M) 1 (.2)
Type of College of Graduation (grouped)  
 Liberal 128 (23.7)
 Mixed 333 (61.6)
 Conservative 80 (14.8)
  1. * Top 3 states with at least 30 respondents (DCs) were California (12.1%), New York (5.9%), and Texas (5.4%).
  2. (M) Mixed educational culture, (C) Conservative educational culture, (L) Liberal educational culture.