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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 1

Return to:   Chiropractic Use in the Medicare Population:

Annual prevalence of chiropractic use

Panel 1Panel 2Panel 3Panel 4Panel 5Panel 6Panel 7Panel 8Panel 9
97 – 9898 – 9999 – 0000 – 0101 – 0202 – 0303 – 0404 – 0505 – 06

Persons with two interviews8,8328,8988,6998,5838,5408,4068,0718,0657,969
Persons who have claims (Treated)7,1946,9966,8997,0377,1227,0556,7186,6966,553
 Chiropractic users567549580623599618634670694
% of total sample6.4%6.2%6.7%7.3%7.0%7.4%7.9%8.3%8.7%
% of treated sample7.9%7.8%8.4%8.9%8.4%8.8%9.4%10.0%10.6%
Persons with claims between 1st and 2nd interview6,8366,6336,6076,7636,8406,7946,4696,4626,324
 Chiropractic users462417474496459481501528563
% of treated sample with two interviews6.8%6.3%7.2%7.3%6.7%7.1%7.7%8.2%8.9%
Persons with spine conditions1,2561,1541,2781,3681,3601,4131,3901,4521,499
 Chiropractic users440401456479441463477505540
% of spine sample using chiropractic35.0%34.7%35.7%35.0%32.4%32.8%34.3%34.8%36.0%