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Table 2 Medical surgical history

From: Methodology and demographics of a single blinded, randomized controlled trial of chiropractic compared to physical therapy for balance impairments in community dwelling geriatric patients with or without low back pain

Medical surgical history Physical therapyn = 85 (50.6%) Chiropractic caren = 83 (49.4%) Totaln = 168
History of Falls (46.1%) (48.1%) (47.1%)
Smoker History (46.1%) (44.0%) (45.0%)
Smoker Current (10.5%) (10.7%) (10.6%)
Hypertension (60.2%) (60.5%) (60.4%)
Myocardial Infarction (3.6%) (12.3%) (7.9%)
Congestive Heart Failure (6.0%) (6.2%) (6.1%)
Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes (18.1%) (8.6%) (13.4%)
Peripheral Vascular Disease (3.6%) (4.9%) (4.3%)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (2.4%) (8.6%) (5.5%)
Stroke (1.2%) (4.9%) (3.0%)
Peripheral Neuropathy (10.8%) (13.6%) (12.2%)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (2.4%) (2.5%) (2.4%)
Spinal Stenosis (8.4%) (8.6%) (8.5%)
Low Back Pain (67.1%) (73.5%) (70.2%)
Osteoarthritis (59.0%) (50.6%) (54.9%)
Ruptured Disc (14.5%) (3.7%) (9.1%)
Dementia (0.0%) (1.2%) (0.6%)
Head Injury (1.2%) (2.5%) (1.8%)
Other Neurological Injury (2.4%) (2.5%) (2.4%)
Head and Neck surgery (6.1%) (5.0%) (5.6%)
Coronary artery bypass surgery (9.8%) (13.8%) (11.7%)
Lung surgery (2.4%) (0.0%) (1.2%)
Gastrointestinal surgery (6.1%) (11.3%) (8.6%)
Orthopedic surgery (41.5%) (35.0%) (38.3%)