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Table 2 Respondent demographic and clinical practice characteristics

From: Awareness of radiographic guidelines for low back pain: a survey of Australian chiropractors

  Number of respondents agreeing/Total respondents answering question (%)
Australian state of clinical practice:
 NSW 196/480 (40.8)
 VIC 88/480 (18.3)
 SA 42/480 (8.8)
 QLD 77/480 (16)
 WA 46/480 (9.6)
 TAS 5/480 (1.0)
 ACT 11/480 (2.3)
 NT 1/480 (0.2)
 Outside Australia 5/480 (1.0)
Institute of graduation  
 Macquarie University 185/480 (39.4)
 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) 130/480 (27.7)
 Murdoch University 27/480 (5.8)
 Other Australian institutes 54/480 (11.5)
 Institutes outside Australia 73/480 (15.6)
Years in clinical practice:
 Less than 6 years 106/463 (22.9)
 6–10 years 62/463 (13.4)
 11–15 years 64/463 (13.8)
 16–20 years 70/463 (15.1)
 21–30 years 93/463 (20.1)
 31–40 years 58/463 (12.5)
 More than 40 years 10/463 (2.2)
Radiographic referrals:
 In-house radiographic facilities 114/469 (24.3)
 Other chiropractic radiographic facilities 1/469 (0.2)
 Medical radiographic facilities 351/469 (74.8)
 No referral (Not currently practicing) 3/469 (0.6)
Main chiropractic technique used in clinical practice:
 Diversified technique 288/469 (61.4)
 Gonstead technique 40/469 (8.5)
 Activator technique 17/469 (3.6)
 Thompson technique 28/469 (6.0)
 Sacrooccipital technique 33/469 (7.0)
 Applied kinesiology 18/469 (3.8)
 Chiropractic biophysics 12/469 (2.6)
 Advanced biostructural correction 8/469 (1.7)
 Other technique 25/469 (5.3)