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Table 2 Gender distribution according to Helfo data (2013)

From: Children and adolescents presenting to chiropractors in Norway: National Health Insurance data and a detailed survey

Gender/Age of child 0–4 years 5–9 years 10–14 years 15–17 years Total
Female 4750 (45.8 %) 1599 (43.4 %) 3681 (49.5 %) 4764 (57.0 %) 14,794 (49.4 %)
Male 5610 (54.0 %) 2077 (56.4 %) 3742 (50.4 %) 3658 (42.4 %) 15,087 (50.4 %)
Unknown 20 (0.2 %) 5 (0.1 %) 8 (0.1 %) 9 (0.1 %) 42 (0.1 %)
Total 10,380 (100 %) 3681 (100 %) 7431 (100 %) 8431 (100 %) 29,923 (100 %)
  1. Helfo: is the Norwegian registry that provided the National Health Insurance data on the accumulated the number of treatments administered by chiropractors, according to diagnostic codes given