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Table 1 Chiropractic education and requirements for practice (N = 90)

From: The chiropractic workforce: a global review

  n (%)
Chiropractic education institutions
 Is chiropractic education provided in your country?
  Yes 19 (23.5)
  No 58 (64.4)
  Missing 14 (15.6)
 Accreditation of the chiropractic educational institutionsa
  By an international chiropractic accreditation counsel 11 (12.2)
  By a governmental/federal institution 5 (5.6)
  By both 11 (12.2)
  Missing 74 (82.2)
 The level of chiropractic training is provided by law
  Yes 25 (27.8)
  No 36 (40.0)
  Missing 29 (32.2)
Requirements to practice
 Is completion of a post-graduate clinical training program required to obtain full licensure or registration to practice as a chiropractor
  Yes (1 or 2 years) 15 (16.7)
  No 39 (43.3)
  Missing 36 (40.0)
 For overseas chiropractors wishing to practice chiropractic in your country, please indicate below which statutory requirements applya
  Work permit 59 (65.6)
  Visa 45 (50.0)
  Registration with statutory regulator 36 (40.0)
  Evidence of health 18 (20.0)
  Language proficiency 23 (25.6)
  Malpractice insurance 24 (26.7)
  Certification of good standing 27 (30.0)
  Other (e.g. proof of qualifications, board exams) 19 (21.1)
  Overseas chiropractors not permitted to work 2 (2.2)
  Missing 23 (25.6)
  1. aThis may add up to more than 100%, as multiple answers may apply