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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of chiropractors

From: Guideline implementation in the Canadian chiropractic setting: a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial and parallel study

Variable Intervention group Control group
n=16 n=16
Gender n (%)
 Female 4 (25) 6 (37.5)
 Male 12 (75) 10 (62.5)
Mean age (SD), years 44.6 (9.4) 43.2 (12)
Years in practice Mean (SD) 16.8 (9.6) 16.4 (12.5)
Education n (%)
 Diploma - 2 (12.5)
 BSc 5 (31.3) 4 (25)
 DC 10 (62.5) 8 (50)
 Masters 1 (6.2) -
 PhD - 1 (6.3)
 Other - 1 (6.3)
Practice Location n (%)
 Urban 14 (87.5) 13 (81.3)
 Rural 2 (12.5) 3 (18.7)
Practice n (%)
 Full-time 14 (87.5) 14 (87.5)
 Part-time 2 (12.5) 2 (12.5)
Type of practice n (%)
 Solo 4 (25) 4 (25)
 Group or multidisciplinary 12 (75) 12 (75)
Case load n (%)
 <5 - -
 5-20 5 (31.3) 1 (6.3)
 21-50 10 (62.5) 12 (75)
 >50 1 (6.2) 3 (18.7)
  1. SD Standard Deviation, %: Percentage, n Number; Case load: Proportion of neck pain patients per week