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Table 1 Demographic of chiropractic patients surveyed (Total n = 544)

From: Patients’ experiences and expectations of chiropractic care: a national cross-sectional survey

Questions asked  
What is your age? (n = 544) Years
Range = 16-87
Median= 54.50
Interquartile range 1; Interquartile range 3 = 43 ; 71
Missing 0
Are you? (n = 540) n = (%)
Male 180 33%
Female 360 66%
Missing 4 0.7%
What is your ethnicity? (n = 543)
White 519 96%
Black or Black British 6 1%
Asian or Asian British 6 1%
Chinese or Chinese British 2 0.4%
Mixed heritage 0 0
Other ethnic group 8 1.4%
Missing 1 0.2%
Do you consider yourself to have a disability? (n =536)
Yes 44 8%
No 492 91%
Missing 8 1.4%
What is your highest level of academic education/attainment? (n = 527)
No academic qualifications 38 7%
GCSE or equivalent (e.g. O level, CSE, NVQ1) 96 18%
A levels or equivalent (e.g. NVQ2-3, BTec certificate, City and Guilds crafts) 117 22%
BA or BSC degree or equivalent (e.g. NVQ4, BTEC diploma, City and Guilds level 3+, nursing or teaching qualifications) 193 36%
Master’s Degree, PhD, Post graduate certificate or NVQ level 5 79 15%
Other 4 0.7%
Missing 18 3%
How would you describe the area that you live in? (n = 534)
City/Urban area 50 9%
Town or suburb 267 49%
Village or rural area 217 41%
Missing 10 1.8%
Which of the four UK nations do you live in? (n = 535)
England 484 90%
Scotland 13 2%
Wales 28 5%
Northern Ireland 8 1.4%
Missing 9 1.6%