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Table 2 Frequencies and percentages for open-ended factors

From: Chiropractors’ perception of occupational stress and its influencing factors: a qualitative study using responses to open-ended questions

Factor Number Percent
Business and Administrative 190 16.4
MCO Reimbursement 311 26.8
Isolation 26 2.2
Lack of vacation 24 2.1
MCO Regulation 384 33
Intra-Professional Stress 151 13
Patients 112 9.6
Public Perception / Public Acceptance 187 16.1
Self–Perception / Purpose 130 11.2
Student loan debt 35 3
Economy / Money 120 10.3
Scope of Practice Issues 247 21.3
Physical demands 28 2.4
Working too hard (long hours) 77 6.6
  1. Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding error