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Table 2 Demographic characteristics by group

From: The effectiveness and feasibility of an online educational program for improving evidence-based practice literacy: an exploratory randomized study of US chiropractors

Variable Training (n = 147) Waitlist (n = 146) Overall (N = 293)
Age in years, mean (SD) 45.7 (11.3) 45.5 (12.5) 45.6 (11.8)
Sex, no. (%)
 Female 24 (16.3) 35 (24.3) 59 (20.3)
 Male 123 (83.7) 109 (75.7) 232 (79.7)
Race, no. (%)
 White 142 (96.6) 139 (96.5) 281 (96.6)
 Other (Black, Asian, and/or American Indian) 5 (3.4) 5 (3.5) 10 (3.4)
Clinical experience, mean (SD)
 Years in practice 16.3 (9.8) 16.0 (10.6) 16.2 (10.3)
 Number of patients seen daily 21.9 (14.9) 18.5 (11.6) 20.2 (13.5)
Education level before DC degree, no. (%)
 High School, Associate Degree/Some college 25 (17.0) 23 (16.0) 48 (16.5)
 Bachelor’s Degree 107 (72.8) 87 (60.4) 194 (66.7)
 Master’s Degree/Some grad work, Doctorate 15 (10.2) 34 (23.6) 49 (16.8)
Clinical Focus, no. (%)
 Musculoskeletal 98 (66.7) 110 (76.4) 208 (71.5)
 Non-musculoskeletal 49 (33.3) 34 (23.6) 83 (28.5)
Geographic Location, no. (%)
 City 48 (32.7) 44 (30.6) 92 (31.6)
 Suburban 72 (49.0) 77 (53.5) 149 (51.2)
 Rural 27 (18.4) 23 (16.0) 50 (17.2)
  1. Abbreviations: DC Doctor or Chiropractic, SD Standard Deviation