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Table 1

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Characteristics of survey respondents by gender

Male (n = 201)Female (n = 132)Total
Age (years)
  < 3014 (41.2%)20 (58.8%)34 (100%)NS
 31–50108 (54.0%)92 (46%)200 (100%)NS
  > 5079 (79.8%)20 (20.2%)99 (100%)P < 0.01
Total201 (60.4%)132 (39.6)333 (100%)P < 0.01
Educational Institution
 Macquarie University62 (30.8%)50 (37.6%)NS
 Murdoch University10 (5.0%)15 (11.3%)NS
 RMIT78 (38.8%)51 (38.3%)P < 0.01
 New Zealand College of Chiropractic4 (2%)0
 Other47 (23.4%)17 (12.8%)NS
Total201 (100%)133 (100%)P < 0.01
Location of Practice
 Urban158 (78.6)99 (74.4%)NS
 Rural39 (19.4%)31 (23.3%)NS
 Remote4 (2%)3 (2.3%)
Total201 (100%)133 (100%)NS
Type of Practice (not mutually exclusive)
 With other Chiropractor118 (57.6%)87 (42.4%)205NS
 With Physiotherapist18 (78.3%)5 (21.7%)23NS
 With General Practitioner14 (77.8%)4 (22.2%)18NS
 Naturopath36 (55.4%)29 (44.6%)65NS
 Psychologist32 (54.2%)27 (45.8%)59NS
 Solo practitioner with no other health professionals46 (61%)29 (39%)75NS