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J Manipulative Physiol Ther. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2015 Oct 1.
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J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Oct; 37(8): 542–551.
Published online 2014 Sep 16. doi:  10.1016/j.jmpt.2014.08.003

Table 2

Overall means and means by treatment category.

Overall SampleUsers of ChiropracticMedical Only Users

N (person-years)12,1704,2017,969
Marital Status
 Other marital status0.100.090.1
 Some high school0.150.14**0.16
 High school0.320.36***0.29
 Post-high school0.410.400.41
 Less than 10K0.170.12***0.19
 10K to 25K0.400.390.40
 25K or more0.420.48***0.4
Metro area0.710.63***0.76
Disease Status
 Broken hip0.040.02***0.04
 Heart attack0.150.12***0.16
 Psychological problems0.090.07***0.10
 Rheumatoid arthritis0.120.09***0.13
Function & Mobility limitations
 ADLs sum0.570.36***0.68
 Difficulty with:
  getting out of a chair0.140.09***0.17
  walking across a room0.260.18***0.31
  walking several blocks2.321.93***2.53
 General health2.752.48***2.89
 Vision trouble0.340.30***0.37
 Hearing trouble0.400.400.40
 Worries more0.160.11***0.19
 Normal weight0.340.33**0.35
 Ever smoke0.560.560.55
 Smoke currently0.090.08**0.10
Health Services Use
 Office Visits
  1 to 50.310.37***0.28
  6 +0.630.54***0.67
Managed care participation0.030.02*0.03
Respondent status
 Self T1 and Self T20.890.92***0.88
 Self T1 and Proxy T20.040.02***0.04
 Proxy T1 and Self T20.020.030.02
 Proxy T1 and Proxy T20.050.03***0.05
*significant at < 0.05 level
**significant at < 0.01 level
***significant at < 0.001 level
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