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Fig. 4

From: Evaluation of United States chiropractic professional subgroups: a survey of randomly sampled chiropractors

Fig. 4

Survey question results as predictive margin plots illustrating the difference in attitudes toward the clinical assessment, examination, treatment, public health approach, and diagnostic imaging between three self-identified subgroups of US chiropractors; 1) Subluxation-focused; 2) Spine/neuromusculoskeletal-focused (NMSK); and 3) Primary care-focused. See Fig. 1 for survey questions in full. *Survey Question 1 x-axis label: SA: Spinal analysis to detect subluxation only; SA > DDx: Focus on Spinal analysis, sometimes includes differential diagnosis; SA + DDx: Equal focus on spinal analysis to detect subluxation and differential diagnosis; DDx > SA: Focus on differential diagnosis, sometimes includes spinal analysis; DDx: Differential Diagnosis only. **Survey Question 2 x-axis labels: VS: Vertebral Subluxation as an Encumbrance to Health; Broad: Broad Spectrum of Health Concerns Including Lifestyle and Wellness Issues; Somatovisc: Biomechanical and Organic/Visceral Conditions; MSKsub: Vertebral Subluxation as a Musculoskeletal Condition; MSKgen: General and Biomechanical Conditions; nMSK: Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions. ***Survey Question 4 x-axis labels: Innate: Removing Interference to Innate Intelligence; ImmuneFx: Improving Nervous System/Immune System Function; QoL: Improving Pain/Quality of Life; None: No Role

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