Table 2

Number (N) of client/practitioner permutations and associated percentages of completion (C) by age/gender and occupational background of practitioner and primary presenting issue (Npractiioners= 25; Nclients= 1,989)
Clients
Younger males Older males Younger females Older females Total
Practitioners (a) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%)
younger males 50 28.0 64 32.8 32 12.5 57 38.6 203 30.0
older males 75 18.7 60 40.0 32 15.6 46 43.5 213 29.6
younger females 147 27.9 153 34.6 151 22.5 159 23.9 610 27.2
older females 227 13.2 211 35.5 229 24.0 293 39.9 960 28.9
Total 499 19.8 488 35.5 444 22.1 555 35.5 1986 28.5
Significance1 ** ns ns ** *
Primary Condition
Cardio- respiratory Mental Health Musculo- skeletal Other Total
Background (b) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%) N (−) C (%)
Mental Health 25 52.0 621 28.2 171 35.1 62 43.5 879
Physiotherapy 7 28.6 77 15.6 144 30.6 20 35.0 248
General 16 18.8 306 27.1 132 37.9 42 33.3 496
Learning Disability 13 23.1 278 20.9 71 25.4 28 21.4 390
Total 61 34.4 1282 25.6 518 33.2 152 35.5 2013
Significance1 - * ns ns

(a)Note: 30 client/practitioner permutations are missing. 1: *=p<0.05, **=p<0.01, ***=p< 0.001. ns=not significant.

(b)Note: 3 permutations are missing; 1 *=p<0.05, **=p<0.01, ***=p<0.001; ns = not significant.

Demou et al.

Demou et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:927   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-927

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