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Table 4 Compliance with guideline recommendations for acute and chronic non-specific neck pain

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

Acute Chronic  
Reccomendation Compliance Non-Compliance Reccomendation Compliance Non-Compliance  
#1 Exercise + Information 55 (16,8%) 273 (83,2%) #1 Manipulation 288 (90,3%) 31 (9,7%)  
#2 Other manual + Exercise + Information 34 (10,4%) 294 (89,6%) #2 Exercise + Information 195 (61,1%) 124 (38,9%)  
#3 Manipulation + Other manual + Exercise + Information 30 (9,1%) 298 (90,9%) #3 Exercise + Other manual 138 (43,3%) 181 (56,7%)  
    #4 Other manual + Exercise + Information 137 (42,9%) 182 (57,1%)  
    #5 Other manual + Other tx + Exercise 71 (22,3%) 248 (77,7%)  
    #6 Manipulation + Other manual + Other tx + Exercise + Information 63 (19,7%) 256 (80,3%)  
General compliance Compliance Non-Compliance General compliance Compliance Non-Compliance P-value
Overall 55 (16,8%) 273 (83,2%) Overall 309 (96,9%) 10 (3,1%) <0.001a
Multimodal 34 (10,4%) 294 (89,6%) Multimodal 138 (43,3%) 181 (56,7%) <0.001a
  1. aDifferences in compliance between recommendations for acute and chronic patients, tested with chi-squared test, considered significant at p < 0.05 level