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Table 7 Distribution of positive attitudes to (i.e. interest in and acceptance of) Functional Neurology. The percentage of participants who answered ‘yes’ have been included in this table

From: Attitudes to functional neurology and some other ‘prescriptive’ chiropractic techniques and their associations with chiropractic conservatism: a cross-sectional survey of chiropractic students

Acceptance of and interest in Functional Neurology3rd year numerator/denominator (%)4th year numerator/denominator (%)5th year numerator/denominator (%)6th year numerator/enominator (%)Test for trend Prob > zAll numerator/denominator (%)
‘Acceptance’
Q1: Mrs. X brings her son, Julien 7 yrs. to consult you. She explains that Julien is hyperactive and that she has read on the Internet that chiropractors can detect and treat groups of dysfunctional neurons in the brain, which could improve his hyperactivity. Would you accept to treat this boy in this way?
22/101
(22)
29/98
(30)
21/72
(29)
26/86
(30)
0.22098/357
(27)
‘Interest’
Q2: Would you like to learn (more) how to use Functional Neurology?
94/101
(93)
91/99
(92)
68/71
(96)
83/86
(97)
0.208336/357
(94)
‘Interest’
Q3: Do you think this technique should be taught in chiropractic programmes?
70/102
(69)
74/99
(75)
55/71
(77)
73/86
(85)
0.009272/358
(76)
‘Interest’
Q4: Do you think that this technique holds great promise for chiropractic?
52/102
(51)
57/99
(58)
38/71
(54)
67/86
(78)
0.001214/358
(60)
‘Acceptance’
Q5 It is possible to examine the nervous system of young healthy people to detect groups of dysfunctional cerebral neurones.
24/102
(24)
17/98
(17)
13/72
(18)
22/86
(26)
0.74676/358
(21)