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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents by gender

From: The use of nutritional guidance within chiropractic patient management: a survey of 333 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network

  Male (n = 201) Female (n = 132) Total  
Age (years)
  < 30 14 (41.2%) 20 (58.8%) 34 (100%) NS
 31–50 108 (54.0%) 92 (46%) 200 (100%) NS
  > 50 79 (79.8%) 20 (20.2%) 99 (100%) P < 0.01
Total 201 (60.4%) 132 (39.6) 333 (100%) P < 0.01
Educational Institution
 Macquarie University 62 (30.8%) 50 (37.6%)   NS
 Murdoch University 10 (5.0%) 15 (11.3%)   NS
 RMIT 78 (38.8%) 51 (38.3%)   P < 0.01
 New Zealand College of Chiropractic 4 (2%) 0   
 Other 47 (23.4%) 17 (12.8%)   NS
Total 201 (100%) 133 (100%)   P < 0.01
Location of Practice
 Urban 158 (78.6) 99 (74.4%)   NS
 Rural 39 (19.4%) 31 (23.3%)   NS
 Remote 4 (2%) 3 (2.3%)   
Total 201 (100%) 133 (100%)   NS
Type of Practice (not mutually exclusive)
 With other Chiropractor 118 (57.6%) 87 (42.4%) 205 NS
 With Physiotherapist 18 (78.3%) 5 (21.7%) 23 NS
 With General Practitioner 14 (77.8%) 4 (22.2%) 18 NS
 Naturopath 36 (55.4%) 29 (44.6%) 65 NS
 Psychologist 32 (54.2%) 27 (45.8%) 59 NS
 Solo practitioner with no other health professionals 46 (61%) 29 (39%) 75 NS