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Table 3 COAST patient comorbidity by ICPC chapter

From: Who consults chiropractors in Victoria, Australia?: Reasons for attending, general health and lifestyle habits of chiropractic patients

ICPC Chaptera Number (n = 968) % of patients (n = 767)b,c,d 95 % confidence interval
[missing or no comorbidity] [2520]   
Musculoskeletal 204 27 (22,33)
Circulatory 187 24 (19,31)
Endocrine & metabolic 186 24 (20,29)
Respiratory 90 12 (9,16)
Psychological 84 11 (7,16)
Digestive 59 8 (6,10)
Neurological 52 7 (4,11)
General & unspecified 20 3 (2,4)
Skin 17 2 (1,4)
Blood 16 2 (1,4)
Male or female genital system 14 2 (1,3)
Ear 12 2 (1,3)
Pregnancy & family planning 10 1 (1,3)
Urology 9 1 (1,2)
Eye 8 1 (1,2)
  1. aExcludes cases of repeat ICPC chapter
  2. bTotal number of patients for this analysis
  3. cMissing values not used in percentage calculations
  4. dPatients could have up to 3 comorbidities per encounter