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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
 Male 164 (39.9%)
 Female 247 (60.1%)
Age
 Mean (±SD) years 33.47 (±13.2)
 Range 19–84 years
Pain Stage
 Acute 183 (44.5%)
 Chronic 227 (55.2%)
Region of Presenting Complaint
 Spine & pelvis 238 (57.9%)
 Upper extremity 61 (14.8%)
 Lower extremity 98 (23.8%)
Born in Australia
 Yes 261 (63.5%)
 No 150 (36.5%)
Speak English at Home
 Yes 380 (92.5%)
 No 28 (6.8%)
Tobacco Smoking
 Yes 64 (15.6%)
 No 288 (70.1%)
VU Osteopathy Student
 Yes 23 (5.6%)
 No 388 (94.4%)
Delayed seeing a doctor or health professional due to cost
 Yes 136 (33.1%)
 No 242 (58.9%)
 Unsure 15 (3.8%)
Delayed buying medicines due to cost
 Yes 58 (14.1%)
 No 330 (80.3%)
 Unsure 6 (1.5%)
  1. Note: percentages that do not add to 100% represent missing data