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Table 1 Demographic data for patients participating in the study

From: Life satisfaction and musculoskeletal complaints in a population seeking osteopathy care: consecutive sample of 611 patients

Gender
 Male164 (39.9%)
 Female247 (60.1%)
Age
 Mean (±SD) years33.47 (±13.2)
 Range19–84 years
Pain Stage
 Acute183 (44.5%)
 Chronic227 (55.2%)
Region of Presenting Complaint
 Spine & pelvis238 (57.9%)
 Upper extremity61 (14.8%)
 Lower extremity98 (23.8%)
Born in Australia
 Yes261 (63.5%)
 No150 (36.5%)
Speak English at Home
 Yes380 (92.5%)
 No28 (6.8%)
Tobacco Smoking
 Yes64 (15.6%)
 No288 (70.1%)
VU Osteopathy Student
 Yes23 (5.6%)
 No388 (94.4%)
Delayed seeing a doctor or health professional due to cost
 Yes136 (33.1%)
 No242 (58.9%)
 Unsure15 (3.8%)
Delayed buying medicines due to cost
 Yes58 (14.1%)
 No330 (80.3%)
 Unsure6 (1.5%)
  1. Note: percentages that do not add to 100% represent missing data