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Table 1 Chiropractors’ characteristics regarding the frequency of treating patients with low back-related leg pain

From: The profile of chiropractors managing patients with low back-related leg pain: analyses of 1907 chiropractors from the ACORN practice-based research network

Characteristics Never/rarely/ sometimes (n = 364) Often (n = 1543)  
p
Gender n (%)    0.549
 Male 221 (61.2%) 967 (62.9%)  
 Female 140 (38.8%) 570 (37.1%)  
Qualification n (%)    0.691
 Diploma 14 (3.9%) 42 (2.7%)  
 Bachelor 122 (33.8%) 542 (35.4%)  
 Doctor of Chiropractic 104 (28.8%) 456 (29.8%)  
 Masters 117 (32.4%) 480 (31.4%)  
 PhD 4 (1.1%) 11 (0.7%)  
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)  
Age (in years) 42.4 (12.1) 42.2 (12.1) 0.707
Years in private chiropractic practice 15.9 (11.5) 15.9 (11.3) 0.946
Patient care hours/week 24.6 (10.9) 28.2 (16.6) < 0.001
Patient visits/week 73.4 (54.1) 90.8 (57.7) < 0.001
  1. SD standard deviation, P p-value