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Table 5 Other lifestyle characteristics of adult (18+ years) COAST patients

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

  Number % of patientsa (n = 1388) 95 % confidence interval
Vigorous exercise    
[missing] [9]   
 Never or once a week 705 51 (46,57)
 2–3 times per week 381 28 (24,31)
 4 or more times per week 293 21 (18,26)
Less vigorous exercise    
[missing] [6]   
 Never or once a week 411 30 (26,35)
 2–3 times per week 475 34 (31,38)
 4 or more times per week 496 36 (31,42)
Serves of vegetable    
[missing] [1]   
 Do not eat vegetables 16 1 (1,2)
 1 serve or less 275 20 (17,23)
 2–3 serves 746 54 (50,58)
 4 or more serves 350 25 (21,30)
Serves of fruit    
[missing] [2]   
 Do not eat fruit 79 6 (4,8)
 1 serve or less 578 42 (39,45)
 2–3 serves 649 47 (44,50)
 4 or more serves 80 6 (5,7)
  1. aMissing data not used in percentage calculations