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Table 3 Associations between patient characteristics and the Consultation Reassurance Questionnaire (n = 717)

From: Feasibility of the consultation-based reassurance questionnaire in Danish chiropractic practice

  Data-gathering, β (95% CI) Relationship-building, β (95% CI) Generic reassurance, β (95% CI) Cognitive reassurance, β (95% CI)
Age    *  
 < 35 (ref)     
 35–50 -0.09 (-0.77; 0.58) -0.30 (-0.93; 0.33) -0.13 (-1.01; 0.76) -0.48 (-1.21; 0.24)
 > 50 0.10 (-0.57; 0.77) -0.14 (-0.76; 0.49) -1.17 (-2.05; -0.28) -0.29 (-1.01; 0.43)
 Females vs. males 0.32 (-0.19; 0.83) 0.51 (0.03; 0.98)* -0.27 (-0.95; 0.40) 0.13 (-0.41;0.68)
Education    *  
 No qualification (ref)     
 Education < 3 years 0.32 (-0.42; 1.07) 0.06 (-0.64; 0.76) -0.29 (-1.27;0.70) 0.31 (-0.50; 1.11)
 Education ≥ 3 years -0.31(-1.07; 0.46) -0.35 (-1.07;0.36) -1.26 (-2.27; -0.25) -0.33(-0.15; 0.49)
Symptom duration    *  
 < 1 month (ref)     
 1–3 months 0.69 (-0.11; 1.48) 0.54 (-0.20; 1.28) -0.06 (-1.10; 0.97) 0.39 (-0.46; 1.25)
 > 3 months 0.14 (-0.52; 0.80) -0.22 (-0.84; 0.39) -1.86 (-2.72; -1.0) -0.06 (-0.77; 0.65)
Previous chiropractic care (yes vs. no) -0.46 (-1.00; 0.05) -0.60 (-1.07; -0.13)* -1.19 (-1.85; -0.53)* -0.56 (-1.01; -0.02)*
  1. CI Confidence interval
  2. * Statistically significant association (p < 0.05) between the baseline factor and the CRQ sub-scale