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Table 2 Composition of group practices

From: Considerations for practice-based research: a cross-sectional survey of chiropractic, acupuncture and massage practices

  DCs n = 9% n LAcs n = 24% n LMTs n = 141% n
Practice composition
- Multiple types of practitioners 33.3 3/9 62.5 15/24 68.8 97/141
- Has administrative staff 88.9 8/9 12.5 3/24 63.8 90/141
- Has DCs 100.0 9/9 20.8 5/24 14.9 21/141
- Has LMTs 22.2 2/9 62.5 15/24 85.1 120/141
- Has LAcs 0.0 0/9 79.2 19/24 18.4 26/141
- Has Naturopaths 0.0 0/9 16.7 4/24 5.0 7/141
- Has Allopathic practitioners 11.1 1/9 8.3 2/24 5.0 7/141
- Has other practitioner types 0.0 0/9 45.8 11/24 57.5 81/141
Business relationship with others in group practice
- Shares space with other practitioners 11.1 1/9 33.3 8/24 29.8 42/141
- Shares space and administrative staff 11.1 1/9 20.8 5/24 15.6 22/141
- Employee of a group practice 11.1 1/9 16.7 4/24 36.2 51/141
- Owner or Manager of a group practice 33.3 3/9 8.3 2/24 12.8 18/141
- Other type of arrangement 33.3 3/9 20.8 5/24 5.7 8/141