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Table 2 Descriptive data from chiropractors in primary care practice in Denmark, n = 355

From: Work-related acute physical injuries, chronic overuse complaints, and the psychosocial work environment in Danish primary care chiropractic practice – a cross-sectional study

  Women Men Total
Gender n (%) 207 (58,3) 148 (41,7) 355 (100)
Age group in years n (%)
 - 21–30 36 (17,4) 18 (12,2) 54 (15,2)
 - 31–40 54 (26,1) 38 (25,7) 92 (25,9)
 - 41–50 64 (30,9) 39 (26,4) 103 (29,0)
 - 51–60 44 (21,3) 35 (23,6) 79 (22,3)
 - 61–70 9 (4,3) 17 (11,5) 26 (7,3)
 - >70 0 (0) 1 (0,6) 1 (0,3)
Years since graduation n (%)
 - 0–5 47 (22,7) 29 (19,6) 76 (21,4)
 - 6–10 33 (15,9) 21 (14,2) 54 (15,2)
 - 11–15 37 (17,9) 20 (13,5) 57 (16,0)
 - 16–20 14 (6,8) 10 (6,8) 24 (6,8)
 - >21 76 (36,7) 68 (45,9) 144 (40,6)
Employment (more than one answer possible n (%)
 - Owner of a clinic 118 (57,0) 102 (68,9) 220 (62,0)
 - Associate 86 (41,5) 44 (29,7) 130 (36,6)
 - Internship 14 (6,8) 8 (5,4) 22 (6,2)
 - Teacher 9 (4,3) 11 (7,4) 20 (5,6)
 - Researcher 4 (1,9) 4 (2,7) 8 (2,3)
 - Employed in the public sector 8 (3,9) 5 (3,4) 13 (3,7)
 - Employed in health care insurance 14 (6,8) 10 (6,8) 24 (6,8)
 - Other 9 (4,3) 11 (7,4) 20 (5,6)
Region n (%)
 - North Denmark 19 (9,3) 9 (6,1) 28 (7,9)
 - Central Denmark 49 (23,9) 33 (22,3) 82 (23,2)
 - Southern Denmark 55 (26,8) 44 (29,7) 99 (28,1)
 - Zealand 31 (15,1) 19 (12,8) 50 (14,2)
 - Capital 51 (24,9) 43 (29,1) 94 (26,6)
Missing 2 0 2
Country of graduation n (%)
 - Denmark 119 (57,5) 73 (49,3) 192 (54,1)
 - United Kingdom 41 (19,8) 31 (21,0) 72 (20,3)
 - USA 44 (21,3) 41 (27,7) 85 (23,9)
 - Canada 3 (1,4) 3 (2,0) 6 (1,7)
 - Other country 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Missing 2 0 2
Self-reported hypermobility n (%)
 - Yes 44 (21,3) 3 (2,0)* 47 (13,3)
 - No 160 (77,3) 142 (96,6) 302 (85,3)
 - Don’t know 3 (1,4) 2 (1,4) 5 (1,4)
Missing 0 1 1
Hours with patient contact and treatment in primary practice pr. week. n (%)*
 - ≤10 6 (2,9) 2 (1,3) 8 (2,3)
 - 11–20 16 (7,8) 5 (3,4) 21 (6,0)
 - 21–25 30 (14,6) 11 (7,5) 41 (11,6)
 - 26–30 60 (29,3) 31 (21,1) 91 (25,9)
 - 31–35 67 (32,7) 62 (42,2) 129 (36,6)
 - 36–40 20 (9,8) 26 (17,7) 46 (13,1)
 - >40 6 (2,9) 10 (6,8) 16 (4,5)
Missing 2 1 3
Follow-up consultations at 1 h if only follow-ups. N (%)
 - <2 14 (6,9) 9 (6,1)* 23 (6,5)
 - 2–4 96 (47,0) 49 (33,3) 145 (41,3)
 - 5–6 88 (43,1) 72 (49,0) 160 (45,6)
 - 7–8 4 (2,0) 11 (7,5) 15 (4,3)
 - >8 2 (1,0) 6 (4,1) 8 (2,3)
Missing 3 1 4
New patients incl. Patients with relapse over one year at an average per day n (%)
 - 0–1 32 (15,7) 13 (8,9) 45 (12,8)
 - 2–4 150 (73,5) 119 (81,5) 269 (76,9)
 - 5–7 20 (9,8) 10 (6,9) 30 (8,6)
 - >7 2 (1,0) 4 (2,7) 6 (1,7)
Missing 3 2 5
  1. Percentage indicated in parentheses, and figured out the total number of women or men
  2. *statistically significant difference between men and women with P < 0,05
  3. aThe possibility to give more than one answer was explicitly stated in the questionnaire