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Table 1 Demographic data of 344 chiropractors compared to recent national study

From: Managing patients with acute and chronic non-specific neck pain: are Danish chiropractors compliant with guidelines?

Gender This Study (%) Nielsen 2015 (%) P-valuea
 Male 43 43 0.696
 Female 50 56
 Missing 6 1
Age group This Study (%) Nielsen 2015 (%) P-valuea
 21–30 9 8 0.996
 31–40 28 32
 41–50 25 29
 51–60 22 22
 61–70 8 8
  > 70 <1 <1
 Missing 8 0
Country of graduation This Study (%) Nielsen 2015 (%) P-valuea
 Denmark 44 46 0.305
 United Kingdom 20 19
 United States of America 26 29
 Canada 2 2
 Other 0 1
 Missing 7 2
Years since graduation This Study (%) Nielsen 2015 (%) P-valuea
 0–10 26 28 0.821
 11–20 15 24
 21–30 18 24
  > 30 11 13
 Missing 30 10
General employmenta This Study (%) Nielsen 2015 (%) P-valuea
 Clinic owner 58 58 0.942
 Private employee 32 30
 Public employee 9 12
 Health ensurance employee 8 6
 Other 3b 3
 Missing 7 4
Region of employmentb This Study (%) Nielsen 2015 (%) P-valuea
 North Denmark Region 7 10 0.962
 Central Denmark Region 19 21
 Region of Southern Denmark 28 27
 Region Zealand 16 15
 Capitol region of Denmark 24 26
 Missing 8 1
  1. aThe option to give more than one answer was explicitly stated in the questionnaire, bOne employed at the Nordic Institute of Chiropractic and Clinical Biomechanics, two external lectors, one PhD student, one on maternity leave, one part time consultant, one unemployed, one censor and one medicine student. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding