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Table 7 Practice guideline adherence on the advice for staying active by chiropractors in all vignettes: results of (univariable and multivariable) generalized mixed model

From: Management of people with low back pain: a survey of opinions and beliefs of Dutch and Belgian chiropractors

Univariable generalized mixed models Practice guidelines adherence in the vignette (%(95% CI)) OR (95% CI)
Overall adherence for all six vignettes 77.5 (72.3–81.9)  
Overall adherence for the three vignettes describing patients with acute low back pain 68.1 (61.8–73.8)  
Overall adherence for the three vignettes describing patients with chronic low back pain 83.8 (78.8–87.7)  
Postgraduate training   
 No (reference category) 81.1 (75.1–86.0)  
 Yes 71.0 (61.3–79.0) 0.6 (0.3–1.0)
Country where working   
 Belgium (reference category) 72.3 (61.0–81.4)  
 The Netherlands 79.3(73.4–84.1) 1.5(0,8–2.7)
Type of practice   
 Solo practice (reference category) 79.0 (71.1–85.1)  
 Group practice 76.3 (69.2–82.3) 0.9(0.5–1.5)
Years in practice   
 0–10 years 77.6 (69.7–84.0)  
 11–20 years 81.7(72.7–88.2) 1.3 (0.7–2.5)
 20+ years 72.0 (60.2–81.3) 0.7 (0.4–1.5)
Familiar with guidelines   
 No (reference category) 73.9 (63.5–82.2)  
 Yes 79.0 (73.0–84.0) 1.3 (0.7–2.4)
Multivariable generalized mixed models Coefficient OR 95% CI
Post-graduate education    
 No (reference category)    
 Yes − 0.6 0.5 0.3–1.0
Country where working    
 Belgium (reference category)    
 Netherlands 0.5 1.6 0.8–3.1
Type of practice    
 Solo practice (reference category)    
 Group practice − 0.3 0.8 0.4–1.4
Years in Practice    
 0–10 years (reference category)    
 10–20 years 0.2 1.2 0.6–2.3
 20+ years − 0.3 0.8 0.4–1.5
Familiar with guidelines    
 No (reference category)    
 Yes 0.3 1.3 0.7–2.5