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Table 2 Number of doctors reporting conditions, maximum number of cases per doctor, total number of cases by all reporting doctors and the ratio of total year in practice to total cases of life threatening conditions identified in chiropractic offices (N = 576)

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

Conditions N (%) Max # of cases Total # of cases Mean (S.D.) Year to Case Ratio% Year to case ratio#
Total (in all) 470 (81.6) 71 3861 6.7 (10.3) 3.0 2.5
Carcinoma 339 (58.9) 38 1226 2.1 (3.6) 9.3 7.8
Abdominal aneurism 250(43.4) 30 856 1.5 (3.3) 13.4 11.8
Deep vein thrombosis 172 (29.9) 40 628 1.1 (3.1) 18.2 15.0
Stroke 158 (27.4) 12 340 0.6 (1.4) 33.7 33.3
Myocardial infarction 144 (25.0) 21 375 0.7 (1.8) 30.5 27.0
Subdural hematoma 48 (8.3) 6 84 0.2 (0.6) 136.2 125.0
Others 125 (21.7) 30 352 0.6 (2.3) 32.5 27.8
  1. *The maximum years in practice reported by all doctors combined was 60, minimum 1, mean 20.0+/−10.5, and total 11442.
  2. % The ratio of sum of years in practice to sum of number of cases.
  3. # Estimation from Poisson Regression analysis.