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Table 7 Expectations of chiropractic care: responses to questions related to on-going treatment (n = 544); n/a = not answered

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

Statements Expected Did it happen?
Yes No n/a Yes No n/a
Q29. I expect to be given time to tell the chiropractor about how I felt after my last treatment, and discuss any problems or concerns. 98% 1% 0% 97% 1% 1%
Q30. I expect the chiropractor to ask me if there has been any change in my condition, general health or medication. 97% 2% 1% 97% 2% 1%
Q31. I expect the chiropractor to allow sufficient time for the consultation. 99% 0% 1% 97% 2% 1%
Q32. I expect the chiropractor to talk to me about further treatment options. 91% 6% 2% 87% 9% 4%
Q33. I expect the chiropractor to allow me time to decide what I wish to do about future treatment. 92% 5% 3% 91% 5% 4%
Q34. I expect the chiropractor to agree with me when my treatment should be reviewed. 85% 11% 4% 84% 10% 6%
Q35. I expect the chiropractor to give me advice about how I manage my problems/symptoms between treatments. 97% 2% 1% 96 3% 1%