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Table 1 Demographics of COPCORD patients utilizing health care for back pain

From: Health-care access and utilization among individuals with low back pain in Iran: a WHO-ILAR COPCORD study

  CM AHP CAM
Mean age (SD) 47.3 (15.91) 49.9 (14.95) 47.1 (16.03)
Gender
 Male, n 448 144 69
  % 26.4 27 29.4
 Female, n 1247 389 166
  % 73.6 73 70.6
Subtotal 1695 533 235
Ethnicity
 Fars 193 51 39
  % 11.4 9.6 16.7
 Kurd 1069 315 83
  % 63.1 59.1 35.5
 Balouch 145 38 38
  % 8.6 7.1 16.2
 Zoroastrian 274 126 69
  % 16.2 23.6 29.5
 Other 13 3 5
  % 0.7 0.6 2.1
Subtotal 1694 533 234
Marital status
 Single 174 44 29
  % 10.3 8.3 12.4
 Married 1353 433 181
  % 80 81.4 77.3
 Divorced/widowed 164 55 24
  % 9.7 10.3 10.3
Subtotal 1691 532 234
  1. The discrepancy in the subtotal rows is due to patients refusing to answer certain questions. CM Conventional medicine; AHP Allied health professional, CAM Complementary and alternative medicine