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Table 4 Chiropractic students’ scores on ChiroCon & MHB across years 2–5 in a survey of Chiropractic Conservativism and Magical Health Beliefs

From: Who are the chiropractic students favouring a limitless scope of practice? Exploring the relationship with personality, magical thinking, and academic achievement

  N Mean (SD) Std. Error 95% CI
Mean (95% CI) ChiroCon scores across years of study 2, 3, 4 and 5
Year 2 83 3.96 (2.56) 0.28 3.40–4.52
Year 3 76 3.05 (2.09) 0.24 2.58–3.53
Year 4 43 4.26 (2.45) 0.37 3.50–5.01
Year 5 (final) 35 2.23 (1.83) 0.31 1.60–2.86
Total 237 3.47 (2.39) 0.16 3.16–3.78
Mean (95% CI) MHB scores across years of study 2, 3, 4 and 5
Year 2 81 26.44 (7.2) 0.80 24.86–28.03
Year 3 75 23.76 (7.1) 0.82 22.12–25.40
Year 4 40 26.58 (6.7) 1.06 24.43–28.72
Year 5 (final) 35 20.17 (7.2) 1.22 17.69–22.65
Total 231 24.65 (7.4) 0.49 23.69–25.60
  1. ChiroCon measurement of level of chiropractic conservativism, MHB level of magical health beliefs