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Table 3 Use of term subluxation in catalogues of United States chiropractic degree programs

From: The prevalence of the term subluxation in chiropractic degree program curricula throughout the world

Doctor of Chiropractic Degree Program Number of times subluxation mentioned Number in course descriptions Total number of courses Percent in course descriptions
Cleveland Chiropractic College 5 (6)a 5 (4) 81 (79) 6.17 (5.06)
D’Youville College 7 (6) 7 (2) 88 (46) 7.95 (4.34)
Keiser University 1 (N/A) 1 (N/A) 73 (N/A) 1.36 (N/A)
Life Chiropractic College West 10 (14) 9 (8) 113 (92) 7.96 (8.70)
Life University 25 (28) 24 (24) 189 (146) 12.69 (16.44)
Logan University 5 (12) 5 (5) 95 (96) 5.26 (5.21)
National University of Health Sciences 0 (0) 0 (0) 85 (75) 0 (0)
New York Chiropractic College 4 (5) 4 (3) 109 (72) 3.67 (4.16)
Northwestern Health Sciences University 5 (7) 5 (2) 105 (85) 4.76 (2.35)
Palmer College of Chiropractic (Davenport Campus) 9 (55)b 8 (6) 83 (72) 9.64 (8.33)
Palmer College of Chiropractic (Florida Campus) 16 (55)b 14 (10) 84 (44) 16.67 (22.72)
Palmer College of Chiropractic (West Campus) 4 (55)b 4 (5) 91 (78) 4.39 (6.41)
Parker University 10 (16) 9 (6) 47 (74) 19.14 (8.11)
Sherman College of Chiropractic 17 (53) 15 (11) 117 (86) 12.82 (12.80)
Southern California University of Health Sciences 0 (0) 0 (0) 72 (67) 0 (0)
Texas Chiropractic College 1 (2) 1 (2) 66 (66) 1.51 (3.03)
University of Bridgeport 1 (6) 1 (1) 75 (74) 1.33 (1.35)
University of Western States 5 (6) 5 (5) 117 (104) 4.27 (4.80)
Means 6.94 6.50 (5.53) 93.89 (79.76) 6.64% (6.69%)
  1. a Data in parentheses are from Mirtz and Perle (2011)
  2. b Data for all three Palmer campuses were combined in Mirtz and Perle (2011)