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Table 2 Responses of Australian chiropractic students to the question of how often they would provide advice on a list of conditions in their future chiropractic practices reported separately for students in years 1 to 5, as well as in years 4 and 5 combined (“4/5”)

From: How frequent are non-evidence-based health care beliefs in chiropractic students and do they vary across the pre-professional educational years

Question: In your practice will you give advice on … N Year No or rarely Sometimes Quite often, Often
n (%) [95% CI] n (%) [95% CI] n (%) [95% CI]
Prevention of stress: 153 1 10 (7) [3–12] 70 (46) [37–54] 73 (48) [40–56]
77 2 5 (7)[2–15] 24 (31) [21–43] 48 (62) [51–73]
103 3 5 (5) [2–11] 29 (28) [20–38] 69 (67) [57–76]
86 4 0 (0) [0–4] 23 (27) [18–37] 63 (73) [63–82]
25 5 1 (4) [1–20] 4 (16) [4–36] 20 (80) [59–93]
111 4/5 1 (1) [0–5] 27 (24) [17–33] 83 (75) [67–83]
Prevention of cardiovascular disease 153 1 31 (20) [14–28] 62 (41) [33–49] 60 (39) [31–47]
77 2 12 (16) [8–26] 35 (46) [34–57] 30 (39) [28–51]
103 3 5 (5) [2–11] 37 (36) [27–46] 61 (59) [47–67]
86 4 3 (4) [1–10] 18 (21) [13–31] 65 (76) [63–82]
25 5 2 (8) [1–26] 6 (24) [9–45] 17 (68) [47–85]
111 4/5 5 (5) [2–10] 24 (22) [14–30] 82 (74) [65–82]
Prevention of diabetes 153 1 41 (27) [20–35] 58 (38) [30–46] 54 (35) [28–43]
77 2 13 (17) [9–27] 34 (44) [33–56] 30 (39) [28–51]
103 3 6 (6) [2–12] 38 (37) [28–47] 59 (57) [47–67]
86 4 2 (2) [0–8] 23 (27) [18–37] 61 (70) [60–80]
25 5 1 (4) [1–20] 8 (32) [15–54] 16 (64) [43–82]
111 4/5 3 (3) [1–8] 31 (28) [20–37] 77 (70) [60–78]
Prevention of musculoskeletal problems 153 1 0 (0) [0–2] 4 (3) [1–7] 149 (97) [93–99]
77 2 1 (1) [0–7] 6 (8) [3–16] 60 (78) [67–87]
103 3 0 (0) [0–3] 4 (4) [1–10] 99 (96) [90–99]
86 4 0 (0) [0–4] 2 (2) [0–8] 84 (98) [92–100]
25 5 0 (0) [0–14] 0 (0) [0–14] 25 (100) [86–100]
111 4/5 0 (0) [0–3] 2 (2) [0–6] 109 (98) [94–99]
Wellness in general 153 1 1 (1) [0–4] 31 (20) [14–28] 121 (79) [72–85]
77 2 1 (1) [0–7] 11 (14) [7–24] 65 (71) [74–91]
103 3 0 (0) [0–3] 16 (16) [9–24] 87 (85) [76–91]
86 4 0 (1) [0–6] 10 (12) [6–20] 75 (87) [78–93]
25 5 0 (0) [0–14] 3 (12) [3–31] 22 (88) [69–98]
111 4/5 1 (1) [0–5] 13 (12) [6–19] 97 (87) [78–94]