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Table 1 Compliance rates in some studiescarried out using the herein described procedures

From: Conducting practice-based projects among chiropractors: a manual

Study title Country Year Method Number of included patients Compliance, chiropractors Compliance, patients
Chiropractic in Sweden: a short description of patients and treatment. Sweden 1997 Cross-sectional 628 78% 73%
The types and frequencies of improved nonmusculoskeletal symptoms reported after chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy. Sweden 1999 Cross- sectional 1504 81% 86%
The nordic back pain subpopulation program: demographic and clinical predictors for outcome in patients receiving chiropractic treatment for persistent low back pain. Norway 2004 Prospective outcome 875 56% 76%
Can patient reactions to the first chiropractic treatment predict early favorable treatment outcome in persistent low back pain? Sweden 2002 Prospective outcome 615 74% 58%
The Nordic back pain subpopulation program: can patient reactions to the first chiropractic treatment predict early favorable treatment outcome in nonpersistent low back pain? Sweden 2005 Prospective Outcome & predictive validity 674 86% 56%
The Nordic Back Pain Subpopulation Program: validation and improvement of a predictive model for treatment outcome in patients with low back pain receiving chiropractic treatment. Sweden 2005 Prospective Outcome & predictive validity 1057 91% 61%