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Table 4 Patient outcomes at baseline and at 3-month follow-up

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

Measures Intervention (n=7) P-value Control (n=10)
Baseline 3 months Difference scores (95% CI) Baseline 3 months Difference scores (95% CI) P-value
Adherence rate (n)   7/11 (0.63)a     10/18 (0.55)a   
Satisfied or very satisfied with care 7 7    10 10   
VASb 3.9 (2) 2.3 (1.4) 1.6 (0.26-2.94) 0.04 3.2 (2.2) 2.8 (1.8) 0.4 (-0.53-1.33) 0.91
NDI 23.5 (8.8) 13.7 (6.7) 9.8 (3.68-15.91) 0.03 17.2 (12.8) 12.4 (10.1) 4.8 (0.58-9.02) 0.14
  1. aObserved success probability
  2. bOne participant in the intervention group did not complete the VAS at 3 months’ follow-up
  3. VAS Visual Analogue Scale, NDI Neck Disability Index, CI Confidence Interval