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Table 4 Three case scenarios for which continued care would be the correct choice in a survey of 214 Australian chiropractic students

From: Chiropractic student choices in relation to indications, non-indications and contra-indications of continued care

Case Scenarios Population ‘Correct’ response
N (%) [95% CI]
Neck Scenario 1
Simple uncomplicated neck pain
Students Year 3
4
5
81 (80)
82 (95)
25 (100)
[71–88]
[89–99]
[86–100]
Neck Scenario 2
Simple uncomplicated neck pain with pain in the trapezius
Students Year 3
4
5
43 (43)
50 (58)
21 (84)
[33–53]
[47–69]
[64–96]
LBP Scenario 4
Recurrent LBP over 12 months with previous episodes and complete recovery
Students Year 3
4
5
58 (61)
48 (57)
22 (88)
[51–71]
[46–68]
[69–98]